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What A Day - March 19, 2021 - 22:18

European countries including Germany, France, Italy, and Spain will resume using the AstraZeneca vaccine as early as today or next week. This comes the European Medicines Agency found no increased risk of blood clots among millions of vaccinations. The Biden administration announced plans to do "vaccine diplomacy" by sending millions of AstraZeneca doses to Canada and Mexico.It's still not clear whether this week's killings in Georgia will officially be designated a hate crime... we explain why that designation is so rare, specifically in instances of anti-Asian violence. Plus, we're joined by The Daily Show's Roy Wood Jr. for headlines: Putin and Biden transatlantic beef, free sushi for people named Salmon in Taiwan, and Justin Long double-crosses to do ads for PCs.Show Links:"Asian-Americans Are Being Attacked. Why Are Hate Crime Charges So Rare?"https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/18/nyregion/asian-hate-crimes.html"Stop AAPI Hate National Report"https://secureservercdn.net/104.238.69.231/a1w.90d.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/210312-Stop-AAPI-Hate-National-Report-.pdfCheck out Roy Wood Jr.'s new podcast "Roy's Job Fair"https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/roys-job-fair/id1557272095Check out NBA ALL CAPS, the new Youtube series from Crooked's Jason Concepcionhttps://www.youtube.com/takelineshowFor a transcript of this show, please visit crooked.com/whataday.

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