Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic receives a dose of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Zagreb, Croatia, last month. Photo:  EPA-EFE Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic receives a dose of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Zagreb, Croatia, last month. Photo:  EPA-EFE
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic receives a dose of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Zagreb, Croatia, last month. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: European Union countries agree to share ‘solidarity vaccines’ with states in need

  • The EU’s vaccine doses are usually distributed between the bloc’s 27 countries based on population size
  • After days of negotiations, EU ambassadors agreed to change that system for 10 million BioNTech-Pfizer doses due to be delivered so needier countries received more

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic receives a dose of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Zagreb, Croatia, last month. Photo:  EPA-EFE Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic receives a dose of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Zagreb, Croatia, last month. Photo:  EPA-EFE
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic receives a dose of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Zagreb, Croatia, last month. Photo: EPA-EFE
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