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(Medical Xpress)   AstraZeneca now says it will only be able to deliver 1/2 the expected vaccines to the EU for Q2 but promises they'll make it up in volume soon *pinky swear*   (medicalxpress.com) divider line
    More: Fail, European Union, United Kingdom, EU supply chains, Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, Vaccination, Vaccine, half of an expected supply of Covid-19 vaccines, Europe  
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2021-02-25 12:45:07 AM  
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I do so enjoy the comments here about how the US is going to have eleventy-billion doses available just because the manufacturer says so. You can count your vaccines when you take delivery and they are sitting on a shelf.

/Some places already running out
/2021 is just the second half of 2020
 
2021-02-24 10:29:49 PM  
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This is why contracts have penalties for failure to perform.  Sign a better one next time.
 
2021-02-25 1:07:30 AM  
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recombobulator: This is why contracts have penalties for failure to perform.  Sign a better one next time.


The EU had already lost a lot of time negotiating the contract they ultimately got. How much longer should they have continued to haggle while trying to get the company to agree to performance penalties? And if it refused, what then?
 
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