EU president recognizes responsibility and failures in vaccine purchase

Knowledge surrounding slow processes and delays should have been communicated to EU residents – Von der Leyen recognizes mistakes.

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen putting on face mask. | Photo: JOHANNA GERON/REUTERS / X07006

As the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen recognizes her responsibility for mistakes committed in efforts to rapidly procure vaccines for Europeans. In the long and the short term.

Von der Leyen acknowledges this responsibility in interviews with German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and other Europe-based news dailies.

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