France, Germany, Spain and Italy have joined several other European countries in suspending use of the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports emerged of blood clots in people who had been inoculated on the continent. But World Health Organization (WHO) and the…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) has lost ground in two state elections on Sunday, stymied by the slow distribution of coronavirus vaccines and legislators embroiled in an alleged mask corruption scandal. In September voters will pick…