Britain and EU clash over claims to UK-produced Covid vaccineJanuary 27, 2021
EU health commissioner dismisses AstraZeneca argument it is contractually obliged to supply UK first
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Britain is on a collision course with the EU over vaccine shortages after Brussels refused to accept that people in the UK have first claim on Oxford/AstraZeneca doses produced in local plants.
The EU’s health commissioner outright dismissed on Wednesday an argument made by Pascal Soriot, the Anglo-Swedish company’s chief executive, that he was contractually obliged to supply the UK first.