The News Roundup — International
AstraZeneca faces more questions about side effects and efficacy. One place where cases are plummeting is Israel; more than half of the country has now had two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the highest percentage of any nation worldwide. And we, like everybody else, are wondering about why a massive container ship is causing headaches in the Suez Canal – and far beyond.
A ship, stretching more than 1,300 feet, ran aground at the Suez Canal and blocked one of the world’s most vital shipping lanes, leaving more than 100 ships stuck at each end of the canal. https://t.co/HlHo9Od9J5 pic.twitter.com/eojCcoBhfs
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 24, 2021
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