Vaccine deliveries for poor nations delayed, as EU tackles shortfall

Brussels (AFP) – A co-founder of the global scheme to provide vaccines for poor people said Thursday India was delaying exports of much-needed jabs, as EU leaders met for crisis talks in Brussels to try to solve supply issues on the badly-hit continent.  The fracas around vaccines threatens to slow a global immunisation drive that is seen as the way out of the pandemic, as third waves sweep several countries and force governments to reimpose tough anti-virus restrictions. At the centre of much of the vaccine controversy is AstraZeneca, which on Thursday said its jab was 76 percent effective in…

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