FAST FIVE: World Nears 2MM COVID Deaths As Hospitalizations Start To Slow: Live Updates

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While deaths remain high, hospitalizations and new cases are finally starting to dip.

Here's some more COVID news from overnight: Norway's health institute says Pfizer plans to temporarily reduce deliveries of its Covid vaccine as of next week due to a production bottleneck.

The Czech Republic started centralized online registry system for vaccination of people over 80 years old this morning.

The website, which collapsed as it was overwhelmed by demand, registered 78,000 people and reached currently full capacity of 3,000 places available for reservation of vaccination within 1.5 hours (Source: Bloomberg).

European countries are set to receive fewer vaccines than expected from Pfizer starting next week, according to the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Source: FT).

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