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AstraZeneca CEO On EU Legal Action: 'We Never Overpromised'


Headlines hit wires a little while ago from AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot who issued comments on the EU's legal action against the firm over alleged breach of contract in not delivering enough COVID-19 vaccines to the EU. Below are more comprehensive remarks

  • " [...] we don't regret anything, we haven't been perfect but we did the very best, we should be proud of what we did in the world [...] we never overpromised the supply of vaccine doses [...] some countries have said they don't need our vaccine, but the world needs it. AZ welcomes the possibility to resolve discussion with EU on supply, but we are committed to increasing supply [...] if we see the glass full, without AstraZeneca there would have been no supply of Covid vaccines in India or for the Covax program. Our vaccine has already saved over 10,000 lives in the UK."

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