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The EU double down on stupiity

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    The EU double down on stupiity


    The EU SUES AstraZeneca for 'failing to honour its contract' after Brussels' disastrous vaccine roll-out put it months behind US and UK
    • EU has filed legal action against AstraZeneca over Covid vaccine shortfalls
    • Firm due to supply 180m doses in first half of the year, but only a third arrived
    • EU wants to get its hands on jabs made in Britain to make up for the shortfall
    • AstraZeneca has argued the two supply chains are separate
    The EU has managed just 20 per cent of its total population, though insists it is on track to vaccinate 70 per cent of adults by the end of the year.

    'The Commission has started last Friday a legal action against AstraZeneca,' the EU spokesman told a news conference today.
    Bureaucracy, red-tape and over-cautious regulators have also combined to make the continent's jab drive one of the world's slowest.

    AstraZeneca jabs are currently restricted across much of Europe due to fears about blood clots, while Denmark has stopped using the jab entirely.

    In Holland that has led Jaap van Deldon, who heads the vaccination department at Holland's public health institute, to warn that most of the country's 11million AstraZeneca jabs will likely go un-used.

    'But at some point it is of course true that we are done with AstraZeneca,' he told the AD newspaper.

    'That moment will come a bit faster than expected, because Pfizer has started to deliver more.

    'We estimate that we will largely no longer need the AstraZeneca deliveries that we will receive from the second half of May.'
    good stuff have a paddy then sue despite not using the doses they have.
    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

    EU takes important written contracts seriously.

    As every country should.