Has the race to distribute Covid-19 vaccines turned political?
The race to vaccinate the public against Covid-19 has entered its next phase and geopolitics are complicating the matter. There are several vaccines in circulation right now, but only two cleared for use in the EU. A shortage of vaccines across the bloc has been accompanied by high-level anger. A three-way row is on between the UK, the EU and supplier AstraZeneca, which says it cannot fulfil a 400-million-dose order for Brussels. Meanwhile, other countries are turning to Russia, China or India for their vaccines. What's being done to improve access for those in the developing world?
Produced by Alessandro Xenos, Juliette Laurain and Léopoldine Iribarren.
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