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Yes, export bans on vaccines are a problem, but why is the supply of vaccines so limited in the first place? – The Conversation AU

Italy’s decision to block export of AstraZeneca vaccines to Australia will likely not impact our vaccine roll-out. But vaccine scarcity is a looming problem in…



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News of the blockage of a shipment of 250,000 COVID-19 vaccines from Europe to Australia has caused concern and outrage.
The immediate problem will probably be quickly solved through diplomatic channels. Even if it is not, onshore manufacturing of the AstraZeneca vaccine will soon make up for any shortfall in Australias vaccine supply.
But to avoid these types of supply shortfalls in future, its important to address the underlying problems behind this example of vaccine nationalism. Australia…

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