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    The European Union says soon, half of its citizens will have been vaccinated against COVID-19. As infection rates go down, many countries are slowly opening up. Among them, the Czech Republic – where people are coming back to its historic beer gardens and evocative medieval cities. But for many families there, life is not returning to normal. Their country suffered the highest death rate in the EU – and they say that could have been avoided.

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