EU set to produce over 3.5 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2022 - chief executive

Majority of these vaccines will be shipped abroad

  
Small toy figures are seen in front of a Covid-19 Vaccine logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020.

Small toy figures are seen in front of a Covid-19 Vaccine logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020.

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

BRUSSELS - The European Union will produce more than 3.5 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines next year, the head of the bloc's excutive, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, said on Thursday.

She added that the majority of these vaccines will be shipped abroad.

(Reporting by Marine Strauss, Gabriela Baczynska; editing by Francesco Guarascio)


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