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EU Commission lambasted over Pfizer vaccine deal secrecy

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The European Ombudsman has criticized the executive body for failing to publish texts sent between its president, Ursula von der Leyen, and Pfizer's CEO
The European Commission has been accused of “maladministration” by an EU watchdog after refusing to publish text messages that its president, Ursula von der Leyen, sent to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla last year during negotiations to clinch a Covid-19 vaccine deal.
An inquiry by European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly on Friday criticized the EU executive body for failing to ask von der Leyen's office to search for the texts. The discussions are...
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EU ombudsman slams executive arm over vaccine communication

EU ombudsman slams executive arm over vaccine communication

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The European Union ombudsman has found that the bloc's executive arm poorly handled a request for access to text messages exchanged by its president and the CEO of pharmaceutical company Pfizer regarding coronavirus vaccine purchases
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