Covid-19 roundup: Both AstraZeneca and EC claim a win in legal case over vaccine delay; South Korea to mix-and-match vaccines — report
A Belgian court has issued a decision in the European Commission’s legal case against AstraZeneca for failing to deliver the amount of Covid-19 vaccine doses promised in a contract — and both sides are claiming a win.
AstraZeneca must deliver a cumulative 80.2 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine by September 27 — a far cry from the 300 million doses the EC had originally requested. The company will be held to a binding schedule, according to the EC, with 15 million doses expected by July 26 at 9 a.m.; 20 million by Aug. 23; and 15 million by Sept. 27.
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