A health care worker in Sydney, Australia receives their COVID-19 vaccination this month. Italian authorities got the European Commission to block a shipment of 250,700 doses of vaccine destined for Australia from Europe this week.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 01: A health care worker receives their COVID-19 vaccination at the Westmead Hospital Vaccination Hub on March 1, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. Five major COVID-19 vaccination hubs and 99 regional satellite sites will open progressively across NSW starting from Monday 15 March. (Photo by Dean Lewins – Pool/Getty Images)