Covid rates in central Europe are among the highest in the world as third wave hits

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  • Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Covid rates in central Europe are among the highest in the world as third wave hits” – below is their description.

    More than thirty million people have now received their first dose of a vaccine. But in Europe around twenty thousand people a week are dying with Covid – and rates in central Europe are now among the highest in the world. Yet vaccination efforts have been woefully slow to get off the ground.

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