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‘We are in the crisis of the century’: Europe threatens to seize AstraZeneca factories – Sydney Morning Herald

European Commission President warns “all options are on the table” to boost the number of doses available to the continent’s 450 million citizens.

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Taking control of AstraZenecas plants would be highly controversial and at this stage remains unlikely. However, Europes decision to block vaccines bound for Australia shows it is prepared to take unorthodox action.
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the EUs position takes some explaining, because the world is watching.
It is normally the UK and EU who team up to reject when other countries with less democratic regimes than our own engage in that kind of brinkmanship, he said.
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