Exclusive-Germany may miss COVID-19 vaccine donation goal, blames manufacturers

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BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany may miss its target to donate 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this year due to conditions imposed by manufacturers and delivery shortfalls, a health ministry official said in a letter to Brussels seen by Reuters. The 100 million doses account for half of the total promised by European Union member states to poorer countries this year, according to the European Commission. But on Oct. 19, the foreign office said Germany had only donated just over 17% of that amount. In a letter on Monday to the European Commission’s Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authori…

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