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70% of E.U. Adults Are Fully Vaccinated, Official Says

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70% of E.U. Adults Are Fully Vaccinated, Official Says

Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, lauded the milestone, which puts the European Union among the world’s leaders in vaccinations despite a slow start to its campaign.

Seventy percent of adults in the European Union are now fully vaccinated, and that is more than 250 million people who are immunized. And this is a great achievement, which really shows what we can do when we work together. But the pandemic is not over. And we must remain vigilant. So, first of all, we need many more Europeans to vaccinate rapidly to avoid a new wave of infections and to stop the emergence of new variants. And I call on everyone who can to get vaccinated. This is the only way to protect yourself and the others. We need to help the rest of the world vaccinate, too. The European Union is already doing a lot. We are exporting and we are donating vaccines to our partners, and we are a lead contributor to Covax. Covax, this is our mechanism to secure vaccines for low- and middle-income countries. But more needs to be done. And we will continue to support our partners in this effort because we will only end this pandemic, if we defeat it in every corner of the globe.

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