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Coronavirus | Germans clamour for COVID-19 vaccines, but shun AstraZeneca’s offering

E-News | 27/02/2021 08:23 AM | Click to read full article

At the start of the year, many Germans were complaining about a shortage of coronavirus vaccines that could free them from onerous lockdowns and limited social lives. Just weeks later, many are now upset that they’re not getting the vaccine they want.

As people around the world clamour for inoculations, a preference for a vaccine developed by the German company BioNTech with Pfizer is causing a pileup in Germany of the shot developed by AstraZeneca, a British-Swedish company.