Australia has asked the European Commission to review a decision by Italy to block a shipment of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, while stressing on Friday the missing doses would not affect the rollout of Australia's inoculation programme.
According to diplomatic sources, the Italian authorities received an application for authorisation to export COVID-19 vaccines to Australia from AstraZeneca.
The commission and Italy's government have come in for sharp criticism by Italians for a slow vaccination rollout, which started in December but has been held up by a lack of doses.
The mechanism is created to ensure drug manufacturers fulfil their contractual obligations to the bloc before commercial exports can be approved.
AstraZeneca did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
Despite this, the vaccine rollout in the 27-member bloc has so far been slow yet the European Union insists it wants 70% of adults in Europe to have a jab by the end of the summer.
New European Union regulations, created to bolster the bloc's access to COVID-19 vaccines, permit member nations to request the export of locally-produced vaccine doses be blocked to other regions.
The mechanism was set up at the end of January as a reaction to vaccine makers' announcements of delays in the deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to the bloc.
Ms von der Leyen said she agreed with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that vaccine factories in the United Kingdom and Europe would deliver doses to the EU.
The other one is Serum Institute of India's locally-made Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID 19 vaccine, Covishield. For instance, Covaxin was granted restricted approval in "clinical trial mode" without any efficacy data.
It is "critical" for people to "follow the science", Biden said , and wash their hands, wear a mask, and stay socially distanced. But that authority has never been affirmed by the courts, according to the American Bar Association.
Lack of empathy for the suffering of victims, even an incapacity to empathise for whatever reason, does not constitute a defence". The killer was arrested moments later after a failed attempt to commit suicide by cop.
When asked by a reporter point blank if he had "slept with" the alleged victim, Mr Porter said: "I did not sleep with the victim". And what is - I would just simply say to people - you know, it's been a very traumatic several weeks for many people.
Two Democratic sources said the Senate bill is expected to keep the benefits at $400 per week through the end of August. To move quickly, the Senate is using a process called reconciliation, which requires just 51 votes to pass legislation.
There is little additional concrete information about them, where they had come from or where they were going. The vehicle he drove, a 2011 Peterbilt semi, belonged to Havens and Sons Trucking Inc. of El Centro.
Secretary of State says it's part of a "pragmatic and proportionate implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol". Ireland's Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said he had already spoken to Frost to express his regret at the move.
Il compte sur les médecins retraités qui se sont portés volontaires pour occuper des créneaux sur des plages horaires vacantes. Deux millions et demi de personnes supplémentaires vont pouvoir être éligibles à la vaccination contre la Covid-19.
United States authorities are now working with the Mexican Consulate to determine who was in the SUV and notify their next of kin. A preliminary analysis of the incident conducted by the authorities indicated that the Ford pulled out in front of the big rig.
Germany approves AstraZeneca for over-65s
Spahn said that Stiko's recommendations on the AstraZeneca vaccine will be swiftly added to Germany's vaccine rules. Bavaria's state premier Markus Soeder called for "caution, trust and responsibility".
Merck to help produce rival J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine
Psaki announced Tuesday that the federal government would invoke the Defense Production Act to assist Johnson & Johnson and Merck. One would make the vaccine and the other would handle inserting the vaccine into vials and ensuring strict quality controls.