Second night of Netherlands violence as Biden touts herd immunity

The Hague (AFP) – The Netherlands has been hit by a second night of riots, as coronavirus curfew frustrations boiled over, even as President Joe Biden said herd immunity could be achieved this year. With global infections fast approaching 100 million, any chance such community-wide protection is heavily dependent on the roll-out of innoculations. But wrangles over distribution have emerged in recent days, with the European Union criticising a delay in AstraZeneca’s delivery of its shots, and Russia and China offering to step into the breach for less wealthy countries with their home-grown jabs…

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