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EU blocks shipment of 250,000 Oxford vaccines in supply row – Metro.co.uk

They were due to go to Australia, but will now stay within the EU.

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AstraZeneca vaccines arriving in Sydney on February 28 (Picture: Getty)
A shipment of 250,000 vaccines due to go to Australia has been blocked from leaving the European Union.
The Oxford AstraZeneca doses will now stay in the EU after the first use of an export control system instituted by the bloc more than a month ago.
An unnamed EU official confirmed a report that first appeared in the Financial Times.
Authorities in Italy refused to grant a licence for the doses, manufactured there, to be exported….

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