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Some 2.5 million Covid-19 vaccine doses were administered in France last week, the country’s health ministry has announced as its vaccination programme gathers pace.
The take-up rate for AstraZeneca stood at 73%, compared to 91% for Pfizer’s jab as of 18 April, according to a statement by the ministry reported by Reuters.
Israel and the UK are considering creating a travel corridor given the success of both countries’ vaccine rollouts, Reuters reports Israeli’s foreign ministry as saying.
An Israeli statement said Israeli foreign minister Gabi Ashkenazi and British cabinet office minister Michael Gove discussed the possibility during a meeting Jerusalem.
Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live news: EU to rule on J&J vaccine safety; India records nearly 1.6m cases in a week ———