Merriam-Webster chooses vaccine as the 2021 word of the year

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Merriam Merriam Webster Webster has has chosen chosen vaccine vaccine as as the the twenty twenty twenty twenty one one word word of of the the year year it's it's a a reflection reflection of of twenty twenty twenty twenty one one get get vaccinated vaccinated you you can't can't make make people people get get an an injection injection in in Webster Webster editor editor at at large large Peter Peter Sokolowski Sokolowski tells tells the the AP AP vaccine vaccine was was a a word word that that was was extremely extremely high high in in their their data data every every single single day day and and twenty twenty twenty twenty one one lookups lookups for for vaccine vaccine increased increased six six hundred hundred one one percent percent over over last last year year Sokolovsky Sokolovsky says says vaccine vaccine is is the the science science story story which which is is this this remarkable remarkable speed speed with with which which the the vaccines vaccines were were developed developed but but there's there's also also the the debates debates regarding regarding policy policy politics politics and and political political affiliation affiliation among among the the runners runners up up for for vaccine vaccine for for word word of of the the year year insurrection insurrection and and infrastructure infrastructure I I met met Donahue Donahue Merriam Merriam Webster Webster has has chosen chosen vaccine vaccine as as the the twenty twenty twenty twenty one one word word of of the the year year it's it's a a reflection reflection of of twenty twenty twenty twenty one one get get vaccinated vaccinated you you can't can't make make people people get get an an injection injection in in Webster Webster editor editor at at large large Peter Peter Sokolowski Sokolowski tells tells the the AP AP vaccine vaccine was was a a word word that that was was extremely extremely high high in in their their data data every every single single day day and and twenty twenty twenty twenty one one lookups lookups for for vaccine vaccine increased increased six six hundred hundred one one percent percent over over last last year year Sokolovsky Sokolovsky says says vaccine vaccine is is the the science science story story which which is is this this remarkable remarkable speed speed with with which which the the vaccines vaccines were were developed developed but but there's there's also also the the debates debates regarding regarding policy policy politics politics and and political political affiliation affiliation among among the the runners runners up up for for vaccine vaccine for for word word of of the the year year insurrection insurrection

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