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The Ever Given was stuck in the Suez Canal for almost a week, blocking more than 350 ships. That traffic jam will take days to clear and could affect global supply chains for months.

But it’s not just the ship’s fault — global shipping was broken before the Ever Given.

  • Plus, real-world data shows even better news on the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
  • And, the HVAC upgrades needed to put kids safely back in the classroom.

Guests: Axios' Felix Salmon, Sam Baker and Kim Hart.

Credits: Axios Today is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Justin Kaufmann, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Amy Pedulla, Naomi Shavin, and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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March will see the highest numbers of migrant children crossing the border in U.S. history. The Biden administration is preparing for even more children in the coming months.

  • Plus, the trial over the killing of George Floyd begins today in Minneapolis with opening statements from the prosecution and the defense.
  • And, a look ahead to the week in politics.

Massive container ship freed from Suez Canal

A tugboat attempting to refloat the "Ever Given" in the Suez Canal on March 26. Photo: Samuel Mohsen/picture alliance via Getty Images)

Rescuers fully dislodged the "Ever Given" from the banks of the Suez Canal on Monday, sending the skyscraper-sized container ship on its way after six days of drama that paralyzed the vital shipping route, according to canal authorities.

Why it matters: The massive maritime traffic jam wreaked havoc on global trade and resulted in one of the largest ship salvage operations in modern history.

Updated Mar 29, 2021 - Economy & Business

Suez update: Ship finally freed

Rescue vessels work at the site of the stuck container ship Ever Given on the Suez Canal. Photo: Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa via Getty Images

Rescue teams on Monday fully freed the "Ever Given" container ship that's been stuck in the Suez Canal for a week, hours after partially refloating the skyscraper sized vessel.

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