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European Union Approves 23 More Exports of Covid-19 Vaccines

  • Latest EU endorsements bring total approved shipments to 27
  • So far, no export requests have been rejected under new regime
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The European Union said it has approved a further 23 requests to ship Covid-19 vaccines to other parts of the world under the bloc’s new export-licensing regime, bringing the total to 27.

The disclosure on Wednesday by the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, follows its announcement last week that it had endorsed four vaccine shipments from the bloc -- two to Canada and one each to Japan and the U.K.