Coronavirus live news: EU vaccine export controls spark anger in UK and Australia

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11.15pm GMT

Reuters reports that Brazilian health regulator Anvisa said on Friday that AstraZeneca Plc had applied for full regulatory approval for its Covid-19 vaccine.

The submission, the first of its kind in Brazil, was made by the federally funded Fiocruz Institute, which will manufacture the British vaccine locally.

11.12pm GMT

French president Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine appeared not to be effective for people over 65 years of age.

Speaking to reporters only hours before the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended the vaccine for adults of all ages, Macron also questioned Britain’s decision to delay the second dose of Covid vaccines to inoculate more people.

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