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Coronavirus digest: WHO says Indian variant found in 44 countries

The WHO said a sample database from nations around the world has shown the presence of the B.1.617 variant. Meanwhile, Canada's largest province has suspended use of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Follow DW for the latest.

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