Another dispute! European Union officials criticized it for delaying the new crown vaccine supply meeting. AstraZeneca: I didn’t
Global network reporter Hou Jiaxin is having another dispute with British Pharmaceutical Company AstraZeneca over vaccine supply. According to the latest news from & lt; Russia today & gt; (RT), on January 27, local time, an EU official said that AstraZeneca unilaterally postponed the meeting on vaccine supply. Then, AstraZeneca denied this.
RT mentioned that the EU and AstraZeneca were originally scheduled to hold a meeting on the 27th to discuss the delayed delivery of vaccines.
However, according to the report, Austrian health minister Rudolf ansobel revealed that AstraZeneca had cancelled the 27 th Meeting and postponed it to 28 th. AstraZeneca then refuted this claim. The company confirmed in a statement that it will meet with EU officials on Wednesday as planned.
Rt said the relationship between the EU and AstraZeneca was hit again on Wednesday.
Recently, both AstraZeneca and Pfizer said they would reduce vaccine supply in the short term on the grounds of the need to expand production capacity. According to the report, the European Commission called the delay in the delivery of vaccines “unacceptable” and some EU Member States threatened to take legal action. Pascal & middot; sorio, AstraZeneca’s global chief executive, said on the 26th local time that the terms of the company’s contract with the European Union stipulate that it should do its best, but did not commit to a specific delivery schedule.
European Council President Michelle said in an interview with the media on the 24th that the European Union will urge pharmaceutical companies to abide by the previously signed contracts, and that all means should be taken to ensure the timely supply of vaccines if necessary.