U.S. Rejects Requests From Other Countries To Share AstraZeneca Vaccine Doses Even Though This Vaccine Has Not Been Approved In The U.S.


Daily Mail: Not sharing the wealth, Joe? Biden has stockpiled doses of AstraZeneca vaccine that Europe and developing world need because he wants it should FDA approve it
* President Joe Biden is holding onto doses of the unapproved AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine because he wants 'maximum flexibility' to use it * 'I think his view is that his obligation, first obligation is to addressing what is still a crisis in our country,' Psaki explained * Psaki was pressed on whether there was a 'moral dilemma' for the U.S. to be sitting on doses of a vaccine that can't be currently used on Americans * The doses in question were produced in the United States and are waiting on Food and Drug Administration approval to be used
President Joe Biden is holding onto doses of the unapproved AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine because he wants 'maximum flexibility' to use it, press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday.
'I think his view is that his obligation, first obligation is to addressing what is still a crisis in our country,' Psaki explained during the daily press briefing. 'And he wants to have, as the leader of this country, maximum flexibility.'
Psaki was pressed on whether there was a 'moral dilemma' for the U.S. to be sitting on doses of a vaccine that can't be currently used on Americans, but could save lives in Europe and around the world.
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Update: Conflict grows between US and allies over vaccine supply (AP)
WNU Editor: With allies like this who needs enemies. Bottom line. This pandemic has made every country prioritized its needs first. The U.S. included. But it has been fun to watch how the media outside the U.S. has been reacting. I live in Canada, and the media here dumped on President Trump when he prioritized America first when it came to vaccines. Now …. with President Biden in the White House pursuing the same policy …. nothing but mumbling from the Canadian media.Original Article

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