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Jean-Claude Juncker urges EU to step back from ‘stupid vaccine war’

The EU should step back from waging a "stupid vaccine war" with the UK, former European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has said.In a rare intervention that is likely to enrage is successors in Brussels Mr Juncker said the bloc was risking "major repetitional damage". His comments come as EU leaders meet for an online summit on Thursday to thrash out a way forward on vaccine supplies.The Commission said on Wednesday that it would tighten existing rules on exporting vaccines from the EU to stop doses being shipped to countries that had a less urgent need of those producing the treatments.The...
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