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EU says no decision made on action against AstraZeneca

The EU Commission said legal action has not been commenced against the AstraZeneca company, even though Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly told the Dáil this afternoon that a "legal case has been initiated".

In a statement, the Commission spokesperson for health, Stefan de Keersmaecker, told RTÉ News: "A decision to launch legal actions against the company has not been taken at this point in time."

Earlier, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly told the Dáil that a legal case "has been initiated" by the EU Commission against AstraZeneca regarding the company's failure to meet its contractual agreements on Covid-19 vaccines.

Minister Donnelly said Ireland had joined the case due to AstraZeneca's "complete failure" to meet its delivery and

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The EU Commission said legal action has not been commenced against the AstraZeneca company, even though Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly told the Dáil this afternoon that a "legal case has been initiated".

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