French President Emmanuel Macron called on Thursday for the US and European nations to allocate up to 5% of current vaccine supplies to developing countries.
European commission president Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday acknowledged failings in the EU's approval and rollout of vaccines against Covid-19.
The UK Cabinet Office minister, Michael Gove, said "trust has been eroded and damage has been done" by the European Union imposing controls on the export of vaccines to Northern Ireland.
The European commission has announced that it will tighten the export rules of vaccines produced in the 27 EU countries. 'We paid these companies to increase production and now we expect them to deliver.'
The European Union on Tuesday warned pharmaceutical giants that develop coronavirus vaccines to honor their contractual obligations after slow deliveries of shots from two companies hampered the bloc’s vaunted vaccine rollout in several nations.