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CBS Evening News, December 2, 2020

December 3rd, 2020
CBS Evening News, December 2, 2020

U.S. coronavirus hospitalizations near 100,000; Soccer Olympian is now a doctor treating coronavirus patients.  Continue To Full Article  Read More

SF Mayor Breed warns ‘more restrictive action’ may come to city after her French Laundry visit: report

December 1st, 2020
SF Mayor Breed warns ‘more restrictive action’ may come to city after her French Laundry visit: report

San Francisco residents should brace more severe coronavirus restrictions, Mayor London Breed said Tuesday.The warning coincided with reports that Breed had dined at the upscale French Laundry restaurant in Napa County last month, according to reports. Breed said rising COVID-19 cases in recent weeks could lead to stricter restrictions in San Francisco on gatherings, reduced capacity in public areas, and mandatory quarantines after traveling, FOX 2 of the Bay Area reported.“We’ve been worried for months, but now it’s real,” Breed said. “The truth is we’re going to have to take... Read More

Trump ally Scott Atlas resigns as special adviser on coronavirus

November 30th, 2020
Trump ally Scott Atlas resigns as special adviser on coronavirus

Scott Atlas, the controversial doctor who advised the president and fought against lockdowns, resigned from his post as special adviser to President Trump on Monday. The White House confirmed Atlas has resigned, but would not give a reason why. Fox News first reported Atlas’ departure. Atlas, who is not an immunologist, has made comments at times that appeared to be at odds with public health experts, including experts on the president’s own Coronavirus Task Force. He’s also drawn scrutiny for, among other things, encouraging Michigan’s residents to “rise up”... Read More

U.S. reports record 93,000 coronavirus hospitalizations

November 30th, 2020
U.S. reports record 93,000 coronavirus hospitalizations

The coronavirus is spreading fast. More than 4 million U.S. cases have been reported in the month of November, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. That’s one-third of the 13.5 million cases in the U.S. since the pandemic began.The race for a coronavirus vaccine is nearing the finish line with two companies neck and neck. Moderna announced Monday it has applied for emergency approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its vaccine, making it the second company, after Pfizer, to ask for emergency authorization. Moderna reports its vaccine is more than 94% effective. If... Read More

New Jersey indoor pools report no cases of coronavirus since July, study claims

November 30th, 2020
New Jersey indoor pools report no cases of coronavirus since July, study claims

Gov. Phil Murphy, of New Jersey, announced new coronavirus restrictions Monday after the spike in positive cases throughout the state. Among the new shutdowns are for indoor recreational sports, including indoor swimming.However, a small study published last week by the New Jersey Swim Safety Alliance, an all-volunteer organization, has claimed to have found no reported instances of coronavirus spread at indoor pool facilities within the state.The study, which was published by the volunteer group last week, tracked 44 indoor pools in New Jersey since the facilities reopened July 2 with 25% capacity.According... Read More

El Paso has lived through ‘ongoing trauma,’ congresswoman says

November 30th, 2020
El Paso has lived through ‘ongoing trauma,’ congresswoman says

Updated Nov. 30, 2020, 4:09 PM UTCThe nation’s leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, warned that the travel-heavy Thanksgiving holiday could make the current surge in Covid-19 cases even worse in the coming weeks.Meanwhile, global deaths crept toward 1.5 million as the total hit 1.45 million on Monday.Map of U.S. hot spots and worldwide Covid-19 cases.Tracking surges in states across the country this winter.Map of travel restrictions and which states have a mask mandate.Click here for more of NBC News’ Covid-19 coverage.Reuters3h ago / 3:34 PM UTCEngland’s Covid-19... Read More

CDC advisers to vote on key Covid-19 vaccine decisions Tuesday

November 29th, 2020
CDC advisers to vote on key Covid-19 vaccine decisions Tuesday

CDC advisers will gather on Tuesday to decide who will be in the first priority group for the coronavirus vaccine. There is debate surrounding whether nursing home residents should be included.Nov. 29, 2020 Continue To Full Article  Read More

Hawaii selling itself as appealing place to work remotely

November 29th, 2020
Hawaii selling itself as appealing place to work remotely

Nov. 29: Global deaths inch towards 1.5 million as U.S. cities increase restrictionsNov. 29: Global deaths inch towards 1.5 million as U.S. cities increase restrictionsT-shirts with slogans relating to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the year 2020 are shown for sale in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Saturday.JOSHUA ROBERTS / ReutersUpdated Nov. 29, 2020, 11:14 PM UTCThis live blog has ended, please click here for NBC News’ continuing coverage of Covid-19.As the world inches towards 1.5 million Covid-19 deaths, the U.S. continues to lead the toll, passing 13 million confirmed cases on Saturday.Public... Read More

Grandma and teen she accidentally texted celebrate Thanksgiving

November 29th, 2020
Grandma and teen she accidentally texted celebrate Thanksgiving

A grandmother accidentally invited a teenager to Thanksgiving dinner four years ago and the unlikely friends have shared the holiday together ever since. But this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the pair celebrated a little differently — and there was an empty seat at the table. In 2016, Wanda Dench was trying to let her grandkids know about the family’s upcoming plans for the holiday and tried to send a text message to her grandson. But Jamal Hinton, who was a 17-year-old high school student and complete stranger to Dench at the time, received the text instead.Once the two Arizona... Read More

New York City mayor announces public elementary schools to begin reopening

November 29th, 2020
New York City mayor announces public elementary schools to begin reopening

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday that public elementary schools will begin reopening on December 7. The announcement comes nearly three weeks after schools shut down as coronavirus cases increased. Continue To Full Article  Read More