A British man became the first person in the world to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine outside a clinical trial.
The month of December saw the highest U.S. death toll from COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Mass vaccination campaigns are underway in the U.S., the U.K. and the European Union, among other countries and regions.
More than 90 million cases of the coronavirus have been recorded worldwide since the start of the pandemic, with more than 1.9 million deaths.
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