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US Covid-19 vaccinations could start in December

Newshour

English - November 22, 2020 22:06 - 49 minutes - 22.7 MB - ★★★★ - 500 ratings
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The head of the US government's coronavirus vaccine programme, Dr Moncef Slaoui, says the first Covid-19 immunisations could start as early as 11th December. We speak to Dr Slaoui, who says about 20 million people are likely to be vaccinated by the end of December.

Also in the programme: the Ethiopian prime minister has given forces loyal to the regional government in Tigray three days to surrender. We speak to one of his ministers; and protesters set fire to Congress in Guatemala.

(Picture: Vials with a sticker reading COVID-19/Coronavirus vaccine/Injection only. Credit: Reuters/Dado Ruvic/Illustration.)