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Report: Belgium to get rid of surplus vaccines

Belgium will have to throw away more than 1.3 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines by July, the Belgian newspaper Le Soir reported on Monday. Belgium has 436,800 doses of AstraZeneca that will expire at the end of the month and another 880,000 doses of Moderna and BioNTech/Pfizer that will reach the expiration date in July. Additionally, there are 422,000 Novavax doses due to expire by the end of August.

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Johnson quits, leaving Brexit headaches to successor

British prime minister Boris Johnson has resigned as Conservative party leader, starting a race among Conservative MPs to replace him as prime minister but leaving a range of issues — Brexit, Northern Ireland, and Scottish independence — for his successor.

Is Orban holding out an olive branch to EPP?

It is Tibor Navracsics, an ex-EU commissioner and minister without portfolio in Orban's new government, who was reportedly picked to work on closer relations between Fidesz and the European People's Party.

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