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Feb 10, 2021

European Commission chief admits underestimating difficulty of vaccine efforts

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European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, admiotted to being late in ordering coronavirus vaccines, too optimistic about mass production and too confident about supply security. Plus, could vaccine passports really make pandemic travel possible? And, video conferencing has made us pay more attention to what's in our backgrounds, it's also boosted the book business.

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British readers boost home libraries to up videoconferencing game

Feb 10, 2021
The rise in video calls has made people reach for the phone and inquire about investing in bigger, bolder personal libraries.
"Now we get about five to 10 queries every single week from people who are really faced with the prospect of having to turn their home environment into their office environment," said Nick Bates, CEO of Bookbarn International.
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