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Eastern Europe, facing coronavirus pandemic surge, also battles vaccine hesitancy

By Bryan Pietsch

11 Nov 2021 · 3 min read

Europe was one of the first regions in the world to deploy coronavirus vaccines, yet parts of the continent are seeing a resurgence in cases, with some countries experiencing their highest infection levels of the pandemic.

In the Czech Republic, new daily cases are up 33 percent over the past week, while recorded infections have jumped by 52 percent in Croatia and 49 percent in Austria, according to a Washington Post tracker.

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