January 2, 2021
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A judicial investigation has been opened to identify and prosecute the organisers of an underground party that drew at least 2,500 people in western France, despite a curfew amid the pandemic.
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Israel has given vaccinations against Covid-19 to more than 1 million people, the highest rate in the world.
It has a rate of 11.55 vaccination doses per 100 people, followed by Bahrain at 3.49 and the UK at 1.47, according to Our World in Data, a global tracking website affiliated with Oxford University that measures the number of people who have received a first dose of the Covid vaccine.
How fast are different countries vaccinating their population against COVID?
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