Top Eurocrat Admits EU Vaccine Failure Down to Brussels Bureaucracy, While UK Succeeded Due to Risk-Taking

Top Eurocrat Admits EU Vaccine Failure Down to Brussels Bureaucracy, While UK Succeeded Due to Risk-Taking


One of the European Union’s top bureaucrats has admitted that Brussels’ excessive bureaucratic demands held back the progress of the bloc’s vaccine programme, adding that Brexit Britain succeeded because it was willing to take a gamble by partnering with private industry.

The EU has been struggling for months to vaccinate the populations of its 27 member states, with reports from earlier in the year laying blame on the bloc’s insistence of taking over the procurement of vaccines from nation-states, which allegedly resulted in the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, signing a contract with drugs firm AstraZeneca some three months after the British government had done.

As of May 3rd, the UK has given at least the first dose of a vaccine to 65.7 per cent of the population (29.4 per cent, both shots). While as of May 4th, the EU has administered the first dose to 28.1 per cent of

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