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    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
    • War on the Pandemic: Mass Anti-Coronavirus Vaccination Campaigns Around the World
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    People wearing face masks wait to receive a coronavirus vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination centre in Jerusalem, on Monday, 4 January 2021.

    Over the course of about a year, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed at least 1,855,000 lives worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. While the disease has resulted in mass quarantines, countries around the globe have put all their efforts into finding treatments and have started producing numerous medications to stop the virus.

    The Russian Gamaleya Institute's Sputnik V became the world’s first registered coronavirus vaccine in August, with numerous major labs certifying their own medications across the world later in 2020. The list includes the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine, China's SinoVac, Russian Vector's EpiVacCorona, and others.

    Countries around the world have launched mass vaccination campaigns, providing the first jabs to senior citizens along with frontline social and medical workers.

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