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Coronavirus live: expected delay in UK lockdown easing backed in poll; G7 pledges more than 1bn vaccines

Follow all the latest updates on the pandemic as a UK poll shows public support for a delay in the easing of restrictions

Germany’s health ministry said Johnson & Johnson must deliver 6.5 million vaccine in July to make up for a shortfall expected in June after the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) told the company to dispose of millions of doses because of contamination concerns.

“This is regrettable because each dose counts,” a ministry spokesman said on Sunday in response to an enquiry by Reuters.

South Korea will exempt some travellers who have received their vaccine shots overseas from its mandatory two-week quarantine health authorities have announced.

As of May 5, the quarantine exemption was only applicable to people fully vaccinated in South Korea.

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