Shortage of coronavirus shots heaps pressure on European leaders

Disarray of mass vaccination programme sparks criticism of those who oversaw procurement

31 January 2021 - 16:07 By Ben Hall, Guy Chazan, Victor Mallet and Daniel Dombey

Edleff Joachim should have been among the first to receive a jab when Germany launched its mass Covid-19 vaccination programme on December 27. A month on, the 84-year-old is still waiting.

“It’s just chaos,” said Joachim, who lives in the town of Görlitz on the Polish border. “No-one seems to kn ow what’s going on.”..

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