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Top US officials could be offered the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Monday, but Trump said he'd wait to receive it until the 'appropriate time'

President Donald Trump on Sunday seemed to back away from the idea that top government officials would largely be among those first in line for a coronavirus vaccine. Vincent Kalut / Photonews via Getty Images President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday night that he'd wait until the "appropriate time" to receive a coronavirus vaccine. His tweet, in which he also said White House staff members would be vaccinated "somewhat later in the program," came after reports indicated top US government off...
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Top US officials could be offered the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Monday, but Trump said he will wait to receive it until the 'appropriate time'

The vaccine will be offered to Trump and other officials deemed essential to avoid a government disruption. Vincent Kalut / Photonews via Getty Images President Donald Trump and other top US officials could receive the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Monday, but the president has said he will wait to receive it until the "appropriate time." It is not clear when President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will have access to the shots. The Food and Drug Administration grant...
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Coronavirus live news: Trump says he is not scheduled to take vaccine as US nears 300,000 deaths

ESwatini prime minister Ambrose Dlamini dies of Covid-19; Trump, Pence and other officials to be offered vaccine starting Monday; Although Trump has had Covid, his getting vaccinated is meant to inspire confidence in vaccine’s safetyHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalisations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.28am ...
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Covid vaccines roll out of Pfizer plant in US but Trump says he is not taking it yet

President says he is not scheduled to take vaccine as the most complex distribution project ever in the US gets underwayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTrucks hauling trailers loaded with suitcase–sized containers of Covid-19 vaccine rolled out of Pfizer’s manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Sunday – launching the largest and most complex vaccine distribution project in the US.However, public confidence in the vaccine risked being eroded after President ...
Tags: Science, US, World news, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Donald Trump, Trump, KALAMAZOO MICHIGAN, Coronavirus, Long Covid


State-Sponsored Hackers Are Apparently Up to Their Shenanigans Again

State-sponsored hackers have reportedly tapped into internal email systems at several U.S. federal agencies, including the Treasury Department and the Commerce Department’s internet and telecom branch, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Read more...
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China's Sinopharm vaccine: how effective is it and where will it be rolled out?

Trials have claimed 86% efficacy, but Peru has suspended tests because of ‘an adverse event’ and there is concern about lack of transparencyRead all our coronavirus coverage hereTrials in the United Arab Emirates have shown that China’s Sinopharm vaccine has 86% efficacy. So what is the Chinese treatment, where is it being trialled and will it challenge the vaccines being developed in western countries? Continue reading...
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Coronavirus live news: US nears 300,000 deaths; Trump 'to be offered vaccine' on Monday

ESwatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini dies of Covid-19; Trump, Pence and other officials to be offered vaccine starting Monday; US has suffered 298,923 deaths since start of pandemicHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalisations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.10am GMT Trucks hauling trailers loaded with suitc...
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London borough to close all schools – as it happened

This blog is now closed. We’ve launched a new blog at the link below: Coronavirus updates - live 11.32pm GMT We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: US nears 300,000 deaths; Trump 'to be offered vaccine' on Monday 11.16pm GMT Australia’s three oil refineries are being thrown an economic lifeline as the pandemic pushes them to the brink of collapse due to travel and business restrictions triggering a plunge in demand.The...
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Trump claimed that COVID-19 vaccine would have taken 'five years' to develop if he weren't president

Getty Trump claimed in an interview with Fox News that aired on Sunday that a COVID-19 vaccine wouldn't have been developed for "five years" if he weren't president. Trump has repeatedly praised his administration's Operation Warp Speed, which has a total budget of $18 billion to spend on helping the US develop, purchase, and distribute vaccines, according to Bloomberg.  But Pfizer, which along with BioNTech developed the first COVID-19 vaccine given emergency use authorization by the FDA...
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Finally!

The first shipments of the covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech are reportedly en route to distribution centers nationwide. The first of nearly 3 million doses are expected to be doled out to health care workers and nursing homes within the coming week now that the vaccine has the final nod from the…Read more...
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Tesla Reportedly Axes Model S and X Production for 18 Days, Says Workers Can ‘Volunteer’ to Deliver Vehicles

On the same day that Tesla CEO Elon Musk told his employees that they needed to increase production “as much as possible” for the remainder of the year, the company purportedly sent out an email informing its employees at its Fremont, California factory that it was shutting down its Model S and Model X production…Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Trump 'to be offered vaccine on Monday'; London borough to close all schools

White House officials among first in line for jab; Greenwich ‘in a period of exponential growth that demands immediate action’How Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.26pm GMT Eswatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini, who tested positive for Covid-19 four weeks ago, has died ...
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Joe Manganiello Takes the Internet's Toughest and Most Fun Dungeons & Dragons Questions

Joe Manganiello is an actor and a huge nerd. He’s got one big love: Dungeons & Dragons. He’s very ready to talk about it, too. Read more...
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COVID-19 vaccine shipments begin in historic U.S. effort

PORTAGE, Michigan — The first of many freezer-packed COVID-19 vaccine vials made their way to distribution sites across the United States on Sunday, as the nation’s pandemic deaths approached the horrifying new milestone of 300,000. The rollout of the Pfizer vaccine, the first to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration, ushers in the biggest vaccination effort in U.S. history — one that health officials hope the American public will embrace, even as some have voiced initial skepticism or...
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Coronavirus live news: London borough to close all schools; Spain 'could achieve herd immunity by summer 2021'

Greenwich ‘in a period of exponential growth that demands immediate action’; Spain’s health minister says vaccine could bring herd immunity by summerHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.20pm GMT The Dutch government will decide on stricter measures to fight the coronaviru...
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FedEx and UPS trucks carry first U.S. coronavirus vaccine shipment from Pfizer facility in Michigan [VIDEO]

Never have I cheered more cheerfully for trucks. CNN aviation and transportation correspondent Pete Muntean tweeted this video of UPS and FedEx trucks carrying the first U.S. shipment of coronavirus vaccine, hauling out in their COVID convoy from Pfizer's facility near Kalamazoo, Michigan. — Read the rest
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The Star Wars Kids YouTube Channel Tries to Condense the Plot of The Rise of Skywalker Into Five Minutes

Star Wars Kids does a great job of making entertaining, accessibly bite-sized chunks of Star Wars that are probably great for children. But this latest time they had an unenviable task: condensing The Rise of Skywalker, which has a… less than simple plot, into a scant five minutes. Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Spain 'could achieve herd immunity by summer 2021'; Germany to close schools and all non-essential shops

Spain’s health minister says vaccine could bring herd immunity by summer; Germany introduces new restrictions to combat spread of virusHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.34pm GMT A further 159 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in hospital in England, bri...
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'Autoantibodies' may be driving severe Covid cases, study shows

Scientists find aberrant immune system in patients with virus could also be cause of ‘long Covid’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Dramatic levels of “friendly fire” from the immune system may drive severe Covid-19 disease and leave patients with “long Covid” – when medical problems persist for a significant time after the virus has been beaten – scientists have said.Researchers at Yale University found that Covid-19 patients had large numbers of misguided antibodies i...
Tags: Health, Science, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Yale University, Coronavirus, COVID, Long Covid


Sunday's Best Deals: 70-inch Hisense Android TV, Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum, Garmin GPS Devices, Kiehl's Ultra Skincare Duo, Etude House Water Tint, and More

A sale on Garmin GPS smart devices and a 70-inch 4K Hisense Android tv lead Saturday’s best deals.Read more...
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Flight Watch: FedEx Flight FDX884 carries first COVID-19 vaccines for distribution

This is so cool. Track the flight of FedEx Flight FDX884, which is carrying the first COVID-19 vaccines for distribution. Via @ShadyPlanes. FedEx Flight FDX884 carrying first COVID-19 vaccines for distribution https://t.co/DjPvGY46Wx pic.twitter.com/X5849VChbu— Shay (@ShadyPlanes) December 13, 2020
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Fauci says he fears healthcare workers will be 'hesitant' to get the coronavirus vaccine

Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS The nation's leading infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said he's concerned healthcare workers will be "hesitant" to get the coronavirus vaccine.  If healthcare workers are hesitant, he said in an interview with the Daily Beast, people working outside that industry will also be hesitant.  Sixty percent of the population said they would definitely or probab...
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'The time has arrived': Covid vaccines roll out of Pfizer plant as US nears 300,000 deaths

The most complex vaccine distribution project ever in the United States begins on Sunday morningCoronavirus live updatesTrucks hauling trailers loaded with suitcase–sized containers of Covid-19 vaccine rolled out of Pfizer’s manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Sunday – launching the largest and most complex vaccine distribution project in the US.The long-wished for development comes against a backdrop of a raging pandemic that has killed almost 300,000 Americans amid a botched gove...
Tags: Science, US, World news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Trump, KALAMAZOO MICHIGAN, Coronavirus, Long Covid


Suck Up the Savings with a $200 Dyson Ball Vacuum Cleaner

Dyson Ball Total Clean Upright Vacuum | $200 | Best BuyRead more...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany to close schools and all non-essential shops; Turkey adds 800,000 cases

Germany introduces new restrictions to combat spread of virus; Turkey changes counting method, almost doubling casesHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.42am GMT Here are some updates on Germany’s decision to tighten Covid restrictions to halt the spread of the virus: R...
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Has a year of living with Covid-19 rewired our brains?

The pandemic is expected to precipitate a mental health crisis, but perhaps also a chance to approach life with new clarityShow your support for rigorous, independent Guardian journalismCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen the bubonic plague spread through England in the 17th century, Sir Isaac Newton fled Cambridge where he was studying for the safety of his family home in Lincolnshire. The Newtons did not live in a cramped apartment; they enjoyed a large garden with...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany expected to close schools, shops until 10 January; US nears 300,000 deaths

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; Italy overtakes UK for Europe’s highest death toll; Germany expected to close shops before ChristmasHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.48am GMT The Turkish government has decided to count coronavirus cases as all of those who...
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'The time has arrived': trucks and planes ready to ship vaccine to Covid frontline

The most complex vaccine distribution project ever in the United States begins on Sunday morningCoronavirus live updatesTractor trailers loaded with suitcase–sized containers of Covid-19 vaccine will leave Pfizer’s manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Sunday morning – launching the largest and most complex vaccine distribution project in the United States.As the virus closes in on claiming 300,000 American lives, US marshals will accompany the tightly secured shipments from factory ...
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Research reveals unexpected insights into early dinosaur's brain, eating habits and agility

A pioneering reconstruction of the brain belonging to one of the earliest dinosaurs to roam the Earth has shed new light on its possible diet and ability to move fast.
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The Star Wars Kids YouTube Channel Tries to Condense the Plot of The Rise of Skywalker Into 5 Minutes

Star Wars Kids does a great job of making entertaining, accessibly bite-sized chunks of Star Wars that are probably great for children. But this latest time they had an unenviable task: condensing The Rise of Skywalker, which has a… less than simple plot, into a scant five minutes. Read more...
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