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Millions of vaccines waiting in warehouses

One in three vaccines for Covid-19 in the EU is in a cold room waiting to be used.

Photo: FRED TANNEAU/AFP / AFP

Danish newspaper Børsen writes that around 9 million vaccines are stocked up in warehouses, because countries fail to vaccinate quickly enough.

If other EU countries kept track with the pace of Denmark, 9 million more Europeans could have been vaccinated today, thereby increasing the number of vaccinated EU citizens by 50 percent, according to data gathered by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, who is a senior fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics, for Børsen.

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