Valdis Dombrovskis, vice-president of the European Commission, said the EU paid for vaccine production to be increased and expects companies to deliver. Photo: European Commission / DPA Valdis Dombrovskis, vice-president of the European Commission, said the EU paid for vaccine production to be increased and expects companies to deliver. Photo: European Commission / DPA
Valdis Dombrovskis, vice-president of the European Commission, said the EU paid for vaccine production to be increased and expects companies to deliver. Photo: European Commission / DPA

Coronavirus: EU backtracks on vaccine controls for Northern Ireland amid AstraZeneca row

  • The European Union had threatened to restrict exports to Northern Ireland by overriding part of the Brexit deal allowing goods over the Irish border
  • Brussels has been in a furious dispute with AstraZeneca this week, accusing it of breaching its contract by delaying deliveries to EU governments

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Valdis Dombrovskis, vice-president of the European Commission, said the EU paid for vaccine production to be increased and expects companies to deliver. Photo: European Commission / DPA Valdis Dombrovskis, vice-president of the European Commission, said the EU paid for vaccine production to be increased and expects companies to deliver. Photo: European Commission / DPA
Valdis Dombrovskis, vice-president of the European Commission, said the EU paid for vaccine production to be increased and expects companies to deliver. Photo: European Commission / DPA
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