France ramps up vaccinations as virus haunts Easter holidays

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “France ramps up vaccinations as virus haunts Easter holidays” – below is their description.

    #France’s main stadiums opened as mass #vaccination centers during #Easter weekend, and thousands spent the holiday lining up for injections at hippodromes, velodromes or other sites as France tried to speed up shots amid a new rush of #coronavirus cases.

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