CNN’s Becky Anderson speaks to Moldovan President Maia Sandu as the country becomes the first in Europe to receive the coronavirus vaccine under COVAX, an entity run by a coalition of partners including the World Health Organization. Its mission is to buy coronavirus vaccines in bulk and send them to poorer nations that can’t compete with wealthy countries in securing contracts with the major drug companies.
The World Health Organisation's regional director for Europe, Dr Hans Kluge, reports that new cases of Covid-19 in Europe rose 9% last week to just above one million. This has brought a six-week decline in new cases to an end with more than half of the region seeing increasing numbers of new infections.
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