COVID-19: EU row with UK over vaccine supplies

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    The EU has called on AstraZeneca to supply their COVID-19 vaccination equally, and not to favour the UK.

    The vaccine is expected to be approved for use in the European Union soon, but it will take some time before the company can provide the supplies which have already been paid for.

    Sky’s Europe correspondent Adam Parsons follows the supply chain in this report.

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