France develops new way to deal with vaccine skepticism

February 25, 2021

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People wearing wearing face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus make their way at the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, Feb. 24, 2021.

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France has one of the highest rates of vaccine skepticism in the world. In order to address this, the government created a citizen advisory committee to help set vaccination policy. And, a mixed-use mini-city on the outskirts of Vienna showcases what’s possible for green building, mobility and sustainability. Also, fans planning to watch the gilded Olympic torch pass by on its route through Japan are being asked to avoid cheering and instead only applaud the runners.

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