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White House concedes it will not meet goal of having 70% of adults partially vaccinated by July 4 [Video]

The Biden administration on Tuesday will concede that it will likely miss its current goal to have 70% of U.S. adults partially vaccinated by July 4, according to NBC News and PBS.

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SOUTHERN AFRICA

South Africa to host Covid-19 vaccine production facility [Video]

#SouthAfrica will host the continent’s first #Covid-19 #vaccine #production facility, as President Cyril Ramaphosa said Monday Africa now understood that doses would “never come” from elsewhere in time to save lives. King’s College London Lecturer’s Sridhar Venkatapuram tells us more.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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SOUTH ASIA

Covid-19: India reports 53,256 cases in 24 hours, lowest in 88 days; over 75 lakh vaccinated in one day – The Economic Times Video [Video]

Indias caseload of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) climbed to 29,935,221 on Monday after 53,256 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry. Over 75 lakh doses were administered till Monday evening on the first day of the revised vaccination guidelines coming into force. The final tally may still rise.

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SOUTHERN AFRICA

WHO to establish first vaccine tech transfer hub in South Africa [Video]

#SouthAfrica¬†will host the continent’s first #Covid-19 #vaccine production facility, as President Cyril Ramaphosa said Monday Africa¬†now understood that doses would “never come” from elsewhere in time to save lives.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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EAST ASIA

Japan warns fans not to cheer during Olympics to prevent Covid surge – BBC News [Video]

Thousands of fans will be allowed into venues to watch the Tokyo Olympic Games but they will be told not to cheer or even speak loudly. Organisers are limiting numbers to a maximum 10,000 spectators, with venues only half full. However even that goes against the advice of experts worried that the Games will spread Covid transmission. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews