Official: Nearly 70% of medical workers in Moscow vaccinated


              Russian cheese maker Oleg Sirota speaks on the phone after his interview with the Associated Press in Dubrovskoye village, in Istra district, 51 km. (31,8 miles) west of Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 15, 2021.Thursday is the deadline the authorities set for eligible companies to ensure that 60% of their staff receive at least one shot of a vaccine. Sirota, founder of a cheese factory that has dozens of retail outlets in and around the Russian capital, said that as of Thursday, 70% of staff have received their shots, but the reluctance was difficult to overcome. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)