These doses were discovered during an on-site inspection by the Swedish-British Pharmaceutical Group. At least half of this inventory will have to be redistributed within the EU.
AstraZeneca said on Wednesday, March 24, 29 million doses The coronavirus vaccine discovered during inspections at a factory in Italy is intended for use in the European Union and donated to poor countries through the World Health Organization (WHO) supervised Covax program.
It was Thierry Breton, European Commissioner who requested this investigation. The senior official wanted to clarify the actual number of vaccines produced by AstraZeneca.
Other factories in the attraction
In an inquiry to France 2 on Sunday, March 28, European Affairs Minister Clément Beaune stated that France will recover at least “2 million” of these doses found. At least half of these vaccines should be redistributed within the European Union.
This discovery did not cause many problems, and the laboratory has repeatedly stated that it cannot respect the orders of the Europeans and can only provide1/3 of the 90 million doses promised In the first three months.
Brussels see Lack of transparency Member of the Swedish-Swedish team, this is the only laboratory that has not fulfilled its promise.European Commissioner Thierry Breton also made a decision on Wednesday morning to strengthen the vaccine export control system to ensureAny doses reserved by the EU will not be resold to the highest bidder. There are other factories in Brussels.