Italy halts export of 250,000 AstraZeneca shots

(ANSA) – BRUSSELS, MAR 4 – Italy on Friday told the European
Commission it was blocking the export of over 250,000 doses of
the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, and the EC accepted the
proposal, sources said Thursday.
The shots were due to go to Australia.
Italy’s proposal was made in line with the new European
mechanism on export controls. (ANSA).