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What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, December 17

WHO reports over quarter million new Covid-19 cases in 1 day

[ad_1] New infections hit 247,357, hospitalizations were put at 113,069 and there were 3,656 newly recorded deaths — catapulting the country into dire terrain. The devastating numbers prove the pandemic is still running rampant within many American communities, denting the sense of hope that the roll-out of the Pfizer vaccine …

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, December 16

WHO reports over quarter million new Covid-19 cases in 1 day

[ad_1] At the time the report was written, the US accounted for one-fifth of all global Covid-19 cases but had reserved 800 million doses of vaccine. Japan, Australia and Canada accounted for fewer than 1% of cases but had options on more than 1 billion doses. It is yet another …

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, December 15

WHO reports over quarter million new Covid-19 cases in 1 day

[ad_1] “I understand the mistrust among the minority community,” she said. “I don’t ask people to do anything that I would not do myself, and so I was happy to volunteer to be among the first.” Though it lasted just seconds, the shot represented a pivotal moment in history: A …

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November 30 coronavirus news

[ad_1] CVS is preparing to administer Covid-19 vaccinations to approximately 900,000 skilled nursing home residents in the US, according to Chris Cox, senior vice president of CVS Health. In October, the Trump administration announced agreements with CVS and Walgreens to vaccinate residents of long-term care facilities nationwide. Advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control …

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December 1 coronavirus news

[ad_1] A health care worker administers a test at a Covid-19 testing tent outside a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in the Mission District of San Francisco, California, on Monday, Nov. 30. David Odisho/Bloomberg via Getty Images Health officials will implement additional rollbacks and restrictions this week to temper …

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Coronavirus vaccine news and updates from around the world

[ad_1] South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun speaks during an emergency meeting on Covid-19 response in Seoul, South Korea on December 12. Yonhap/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock If the current trend in rising coronavirus cases continues, then raising the social distancing measure to the highest level would be unavoidable, South Korean Prime Minister, Chung …

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, December 11

WHO reports over quarter million new Covid-19 cases in 1 day

[ad_1] Americans shouldn’t let their guard down though, with the nation unlikely to see a meaningful, widespread benefit until well into 2021. “Probably for the next 60 to 90 days, we’re going to have more deaths per day than we had in 9/11,” CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield said. “This …

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November 23 coronavirus news

[ad_1] PBS News hour Millions of Americans are traveling for Thanksgiving this week and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Monday that he is worried. “What most concerns me now is, you know, the immediate situation with people traveling from different …

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, December 10

WHO reports over quarter million new Covid-19 cases in 1 day

[ad_1] Officials say the vaccine will be shipped out within 24 hours of receiving emergency use authorization (EUA). In most cases, the shipments will be transported from Pfizer’s facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to hospitals and pharmacies, which will be directly responsible for giving the vaccine to their health care workers …

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, December 9

WHO reports over quarter million new Covid-19 cases in 1 day

[ad_1] He came one step closer to being able to visit them yesterday after becoming one of the first in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine outside of clinical trials, Ivana Kottasová and Sarah Tilotta report. In London, recently vaccinated 91-year-old Kenyon Martin told CNN he plans on hugging …

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