Bungling EU to turn to Russian Covid jab to plug vaccine shortfall, Brussels chief admits

express– Speaking on a three-day trip to Moscow, Josep Borrell hailed the Russian Sputnik V jab as “good news for the whole of mankind”. Despite doses of the vaccine not authorised for use in Europe, the bloc’s foreign affairs chief said he hoped the European Medicines Agency offers it the green light in the coming weeks. Speaking at a news conference, Mr Borrell said: “I take the floor to just congratulate Russia for this success, it’s good news for the whole mankind because it means we are going to have more tools to face the pandemic.

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