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EU gives itself power to block coronavirus vaccine shipments to Australia – ABC News

The European Union introduces tighter rules on exports of COVID-19 vaccines that could hit shipments to nations including Australia, amid a deepening dispute with…

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The European Union has introduced tighter rules on exports of COVID-19 vaccines that could hit shipments to nations including Australia, amid a deepening dispute with drug manufacturers Pfizer and AstraZeneca over supplies of potentially lifesaving shots.
Key points:

  • The EU unveiled plans to tighten rules on exports of coronavirus vaccines produced inside the bloc
  • The measure could be used to block shipments to many non-EU countries
  • The World Health Organisation said the restrictions could harm poorer…

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