A member of MSF’s mobile vaccination team prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a nursing home in Shayle (Mount Lebanon).
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In her State of the European Union speech of 15 September, EU Commission President von der Leyen has yet again underlined the importance of global access to vaccines in ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Does this mean the EU’s words will finally turn into deeds? Or is her speech just another empty promise?

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