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Coronavirus live news: WHO calls for moratorium on vaccine boosters to speed up global first doses

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says priority must be to ensure at least 10% of the population of every country is vaccinated

About one in seven (14%) adults in the US say they will definitely not take a coronavirus vaccine, a figure largely unchanged since December, according to a survey published on Wednesday.

In the latest blow to the US vaccine programme, the vaccine monitor survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that the share of adults who say they have either received a vaccine (67%) or say they will get vaccinated as soon as they can (3%) is relatively unchanged from June.

Authorities in China have sealed off a city in Hunan province after it emerged as a coronavirus infection hotspot, according to reports.

In an order made on Tuesday, officials said no one could leave the city of Zhangjiajie, which has a population of about 1.5m. It comes after the city ordered residential communities sealed on Sunday, preventing people from leaving their homes, according to an Associated Press wire report.

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