Jean-Claude Juncker criticises EU over Covid vaccine spat with UKMarch 25, 2021
Former European commission chief also says bloc has been too cautious in its procurement
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The EU has been overly cautious and budget conscious over Covid vaccines and should step back from waging a “stupid vaccine war” with Britain, the former European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has said.
Juncker, who was replaced by Ursula von der Leyen in 2019, compared the EU’s approach to vaccination unfavourably with that of Britain where the rollout has been speedier.