The European task of vaccinating all of its population which is over 400 million. Apart from the enormity of the rollout logistics involved with that number, there are a number of other issues. That of solidarity of the agreed plan. Europe in recent years has suffered many disagreements. With UK’s departure being a catalyst for a rise in nationalism and disagreements. Veto dissents with policy measures have led to compromises which were not on the agenda. Even though it is understandable that within 27 disparate and culturally diverse nations there bound to be disagreements and the wish to follow the adopted paths of countries. The EU has purchased more than sufficient doses for its population and extra to donate to less fortunate countries. The down payment is exactly that. It is expected that each country will pay for its share.