Why Some Countries Have Low Vaccination Rates

Updated: 2021-05-06 19:30:13
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The Philippines has begun administering its first batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccines to healthcare workers, elderly citizens, and persons with comorbidities. Manila and nearby provinces remain under strict lockdown as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise.

The Philippines has begun administering its first batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccines to healthcare workers, elderly citizens, and persons with comorbidities. Manila and nearby provinces remain under strict lockdown as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise.

We've been talking a lot about COVID in the US. Now, we want to look at how things are going in some other countries. NPR's correspondents — Jason Beaubien, Phil Reeves, and Anthony Kuhn — talk with Morning Edition's Noel King about why most of the world is struggling to get even a small percentage of their population vaccinated.

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