VOA: Coronavirus Upsurge, Slow Vaccinations Darken EU's Outlook
PARIS – Boston and New York are reopening for business, but Paris, Rome and Berlin are shuttered again amid a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
While a quarter of Americans now have at least one COVID-19 shot in their arms, only about 10% of Europeans do.
And while a raft of analyses predict the U.S. economy will rebound strongly this year, forecasts for the 27-member European Union are middling.
While the coronavirus has taken a heavy health toll on both sides of the Atlantic, recovering from its economic devastation promises to be less egalitarian.
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