The European Union has distributed sufficient doses of COVID-19 vaccines to member countries to ensure that they can vaccinate at least 70% of the adult population by the end of July, European Commission President Ursula von der said today. Leyen.
“By Sunday, about 500 million doses will have been distributed in all regions of Europe,” von der Leyen estimated.
“The pandemic was not possible, but we are prepared to continue to supply vaccines, even against new variants,” she added.
About 366 million people over the age of 18 live in the EU.
The head of the EU executive called on member states to do everything possible to ensure that vaccinations continue.