European Union begins coronavirus vaccine rollout amid concerns over supply

12/28/20
 
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from The Washington Post,
12/27/20:

In nursing homes and hospitals from Spain to Poland, the European Union began its official coronavirus mass vaccination program for its 450 million residents on Sunday amid concerns about supply and frustrations over the pace of the roll out.

Leaders of the 27-country bloc had aimed to ensure that the vaccine would be available to every country fairly. Each began administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Sunday.

The hopeful scenes across Europe on Sunday followed mounting frustration as Europeans watched the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, developed in Germany with German federal government funding, roll out first in a string of countries outside the E.U., including the United States, Britain, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

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