A health care worker displays a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine at a medical practice in Britain. Photo: AFP
A health care worker displays a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine at a medical practice in Britain. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Eastern Europe scrambles for unwanted AstraZeneca jabs amid infection surge

  • Ukraine, which is leading the charge, has so far received fewer than 1 million of the 32 million vaccine doses it had ordered
  • Eastern Europe has been an epicentre for Covid-19 deaths and infections in recent weeks – leaving the region desperate for vaccines

A health care worker displays a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine at a medical practice in Britain. Photo: AFP
A health care worker displays a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine at a medical practice in Britain. Photo: AFP
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