EU leaders urge vaccination production speed up, warn against exports

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    Ursula von der Leyen has warned coronavirus vaccine suppliers to honour commitments in the EU, threatening to ban exports. Speaking at a virtual summit, the European commission president urged a ramp-up in vaccination. The EU leader also warned there was little prospect of short-term respite for curfew-weary, mask-wearing citizens. “Not only does the situation remain serious in many parts of Europe, but we must also watch out for the variants that are spreading,” she said

    Ursula von der Leyen issues Covid vaccine export warning at EU summit

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