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    Vaccination

    Where a Vaccination Campaign Faces Skepticism, War and Corruption

    A half-million doses arrived this month in Afghanistan, where many insist the virus isn’t real and vaccines aren’t needed. Those who want the vaccine fear that only the well-connected will receive it.

    The global vaccination campaign is getting a new boost.

    White House officials said the United States would donate $4 billion to the campaign over the next two years and the pharmaceutical company Novavax committed to eventually sell 1.1 billion doses of its vaccine.

    E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus

    An ambitious plan to inoculate more than 450 million people comes at a precarious moment for the continent, with many countries struggling with their worst outbreaks since the start of the pandemic.

    Can a Televised Vaccination Undo Months of Skepticism?

    A few minutes of morning television distilled the various ways that President Trump and his political allies have undermined confidence in the science about the virus.
    All countries
    143,663,539
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Italy
    3,891,063
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Spain
    3,435,840
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Iran
    2,311,813
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Germany
    3,180,810
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am

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