Boris Johnson has hit back at claims from the European Council president who accused the UK of banning exports of COVID-19 vaccinesgrave concerns.
The fresh row over vaccine nationalism between the UK and the EU was reignited on Tuesday by an article penned by Charles Michel in which he said: “the facts do not lie2021-05-03T11:38:46.748Z. The United Kingdom and the United States have imposed an outright ban on the export of vaccines or vaccine components produced on their territoryThe AstraZeneca vaccine and a rare clotting disorder.”
The British prime minister moved to “correct the suggestion” by the EU leader, a former Belgian prime minister, in Parliament on WednesdayThe risk to patients.
“Let me be clear that we have not blocked the export of a single COVID-19 vaccine or vaccine components,” Johnson told the House of Commonsre going to end up i. “This pandemic has put us all on the same side in the battle for global health. We oppose vaccine nationalism in all its forms.”