03 December 2020


First in line for Covid vaccine? Some US health care workers say no (8)
Thursday December 03 2020 Vaccine studies so far "look promising but I don't think there is enough data yet," Yolanda Dodson said. They can move to front of the line for a Covid-19 vaccine if they want, but some US health care workers are skeptical about taking a vaccine that was developed in record time - even as the pandemic rages on. Some want more time, despite assurances from experts that they trust the
US Tops 'Unfathomable' Milestone of 100,000 COVID Hospitalizations: 'We're All on Edge' (8)
By Will Feuer, CNBC * Published December 2, 2020 * Updated 2 hours ago More than 100,000 people are currently in hospitals across the U.S. sick with COVID-19, as the pandemic pushes doctors, nurses and other health workers to their limits. Dr. Janis Orlowski, chief health care officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges, said she doesn't recall any disease sickening so many Americans all at once ever before.
NYC bar owner who defied coronavirus restrictions arrested (3)
By The Associated Press Wed., Dec. 2, 2020 NEW YORK - An owner of a New York City bar that was providing indoor service in defiance of coronavirus restrictions was arrested after a sting in which plainclothes officers went inside and ordered food and beverages, the city sheriff's office said. Protesters shouted as deputies arrested Danny Presti, the co-owner of Mac's Public House on Staten Island, on Tuesday.
Gov. Cuomo: ‘Stop the living room spread' in new state PSA (2)
by: Josh Navarro Posted: Dec 3, 2020 / 06:50 AM EST / Updated: Dec 3, 2020 / 06:51 AM EST ALBANY, N.Y. (WROC) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to drive home the dangers of COVID-19 living room spread. Unlike earlier this year, the governor is stressing that the virus isn't spreading from mass gatherings or events, but small living room gatherings. In his daily briefing on Wednesday, Cuomo predicted the number of cases will continue to rise as we head into the holiday season.
Obama will 'absolutely' get vaccine, may do so on video (11)
Former President Barack Obama said he will "absolutely" get a Covid-19 vaccine - and that he may do so on television or otherwise recorded in an effort to help convince people it is safe. He made the comments on SiriusXM's "The Joe Madison Show," which will air Thursday, during a discussion that touched on possible skepticism in the Black community.
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