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Sunbathers on the beach in Barcelona, Spain. Sunbathers on the beach in Barcelona, Spain, July 9, 2021 (AP photo by Joan Mateu).

Malta’s Vaccination Success Vindicates the EU’s Joint Procurement Scheme

Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021

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The island of Malta is known as a tourist destination for its scenic views. Perhaps less recognized is that it now has the world’s highest coronavirus vaccination rate, with 80 percent of the total population, including children, and 90 percent of people over the age of 12 fully vaccinated. It is a remarkable achievement for the small European Union member, which has some of the strictest public health measures in place to avoid an upsurge in new COVID-19 cases. ...

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