30 January 2021

• EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyden reverses a hasty policy to address coronavirus vaccine shortages in the EU which included provisions enabling the EU to activate Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol, which would reinstitute a hard border on the island of Ireland. Source
• In the US, cases of the B.1.1.7 variant exceed 400.
• Colombia announces that it will start coronavirus vaccinations; 20 million doses have been purchased through COVAX. Source

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