2021 was a year like no other. The world got vaccinated, but not in equal measure. Coronavirus variants surged in every country. Hospitalization rates went up and down and up again. Year two of the pandemic brought serious challenges, but it also brought reunions with loved ones and a new sense of community.
Extreme weather events and the effects of climate change continued to alter our landscape. We saw a coup in Myanmar, Haitian migrants stuck at the US-Mexico border, and same-sex marriage approved by Chile’s legislature.
In December, omicron became a dominant Covid-19 variant, and our vaccines are being put to the test. To revisit these events and everything in between, check out the video above.
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