The challenges of China’s coronavirus vaccination campaign

February 23, 2021

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A man is shown wearing a black puffy jacket while hold the hand of a child wearing a red puffy jacket.

A man and child wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk past lanterns at a public park in Beijing, Feb. 19, 2021.

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China's goal is to inoculate about 70% of its population. That's nearly a billion people, and it's got a big challenge. And, widespread protests have erupted every night for the last week in Spain protesting — and often clashing with police — over the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasél. Also, archaeologists have unearthed a large-scale brewery in Egypt dating back 5,000 years.

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