UK 'depends practically entirely' on Europe for COVID-19 vaccines: EU's Breton - Metro US

UK ‘depends practically entirely’ on Europe for COVID-19 vaccines: EU’s Breton

FILE PHOTO: Vials labelled "COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" are placed on dry ice in this illustration

PARIS (Reuters) – Britain “depends practically entirely” on the European Union for its COVID-19 vaccines, European Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton – who heads the EU executive’s vaccine task force – told France Info on Friday.

The EU and Britain have been engaged in political disputes over deliveries and rollouts of COVID vaccines.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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