Coronavirus vaccine rollout speeds up across Pakistan

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    #Pakistan opened up its #coronavirus #vaccination #campaign to everyone aged 19 or older as it scrambles to protect more of its 220 million people. Pakistan initially had to deal with vaccination hesitancy and a shortage of vaccine supplies and had limited shots to people aged 30 or over.

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