Pence says the vaccine may be shipped soon; Giving Tuesday

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Jessica flores

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Los Angeles will not close its COVID-19 test site in Union Station on Tuesday after all, while Atlanta still plans to allow “Spider-Man” to shoot in closed high schools.

Filmmaking is back. Q Resentment.

In Los Angeles, Miramax was turned off the trial’s vision to allow it to film some scenes from the film “He All That”. The Romcom shooting schedule ignited a frenzy of dramatic dissatisfaction, and hours later Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted That “my team has reopened the test at Union Station on Tuesday.”

In Atlanta, where classrooms are closed in favor of virtual education, a production team and “Spider-Man” cast received special film permission from Atlanta Public-School, at two high schools starting next month , Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The constitution wrote that the film’s location manager received the approval after it “was given an incentive of $ 50,000”.

Christy Johnson, a teacher and mother, Tweeted: “Individually school is not only safe, it is necessary to learn. Too bad kids don’t make millions make a movie, or they’ll come back to their teacher in class instead of a computer screen.”

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4 Today’s Number: The US has reported over 13.5 million cases and over 268,000 cases Deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Global total: 63.3 million cases and 1.47 million deaths.

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An advisory panel of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meets Tuesday to determine who should receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Front-line health workers will be in the first line. First responders, long-term care patients, people with underlying conditions, people over 65 and essential workers are also considered. Each state ultimately decides based on the recommendations of the panel. FDA will consider first vaccine candidate 10 December; Vice President Mike Pence told the governors that the first vaccines could be dispatched in two weeks.

“We strongly believe that the process of vaccine delivery may begin the week of Dec.14,” Pence told governors, according to a summary of calls made by the Washington government. J. Insally. “The American people know the cavalry is on the way.”

It cannot get here fast enough. One in every 76 Americans tested positive for coronavirus in November alone. The country reported 36,918 coronovirus deaths for the month, more than the US losses in the Korean War.

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A small city in southern Spain is testing COVID-19 on its entire population, stating that 70% of its residents were infected with the virus due to random screening. Public health officials decided that 130 of the 182 people tested on a single day at Cuevas del Beccaro were positive for the virus, Eurovikli News reported. Mayor Ana Maria Garcia, who tested positive in about 1,600 cities, said residents would be called by phone or SMS and could be charged with a crime against public health if they failed to show up. Local authorities have established a volunteer service to distribute food to residents.

Brick-and-mortar malls and shops have struggled in recent years amid a surge in online shopping, but they can usually rely on large crowds during the Christmas season. But no vacation can be granted this year. The American Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that holiday shopping in crowded stores is a “high risk” activity and that people should limit shopping to anyone. Instead, the agency recommends shopping online, visiting outdoor markets or using curbside pickup, where employees bring orders for your car. A public health specialist at Cornell University, Drs. Try to spend as little time inside stores as possible, says Isaac Wefuse.

“You just want to go in and out,” he says. “Complete your shopping and move on.”

An annual day for donating, recognizing Tuesday, kickstarts in December of this year – a month larger for donating.

Woodrow Rosenbaum, chief data officer for Giving, said there is a 20% year-over-year increase for both nonprofits and small businesses in all categories – despite declining in the first quarter. “The epidemic is prompting a lot of generosity,” he said. “People are finding generosity as fear, uncertainty, generosity towards division.”

If you are unable to deliver financially or otherwise this year, Rosenbaum suggested virtual volunteering, letter-writing campaigns and even sidewalk chalk messages as safe options amid the coronovirus epidemic.

Generosity, a ‘lethality’ for fear, division ‘ How to help needy people on tuesday

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government on Monday vowed to spend billions to help the country recover from the epidemic. The federal deficit in costs this year reached a record $ 381.6 billion ($ 294 billion) Canadian, but the government said it could close at $ 400 billion ($ 308 billion) if a widespread lockdown rebound in the coming weeks. is. Toronto, Canada’s largest city, is on lockdown.

The government’s proposal for the fall economic update is to send additional child benefit payments to families next year. The government is proposing $ 25 billion Canadian ($ 19 billion) in new spending.

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Christia Freeland said Canada had entered the epidemic in the strongest fiscal position of any G7 country. “We can afford the investment,” Freeland said.

– Rob Gillies, Associated Press

A revised stay-at-home order is starting in Alaska’s largest city of Anchorage starting Tuesday. The order starts at 8 am local time and is scheduled to run until January 1, 2021. The new order requires restaurants and bars to close indoor food. Takeout, delivery and external meals are permitted with some restrictions. Indoor gatherings are limited to six people and outdoor gatherings to 10 people. Gyms and fitness centers will go from 50% capacity to 25%.

Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson announced the new order last week as the city experienced a “record-breaking surge” of coronovirus cases. Former Mayor Ethan Berkowitz issued a similar order for a “four-week reset” in August, according to the Anchor Daily News. According to state data, there have been more than 16,500 infections and 68 deaths in Anchorage. There are more than 31,000 confirmed cases statewide and 120 deaths.

Florida Public Schools will be open in 2021 and families will face COVID-19 epidemic, Gov. The option to keep students at home will continue on Monday during Ron DeSantis.

But the news came with a warning: the parents of students struggling academically in the event of distance education will be informed by their school districts and students will have to return to individual instruction – until the family again turns the student over Do not actively choose to keep. At home. Caviot is part of a new emergency order issued by Richard Corcoran, Florida’s Commissioner of Education.

In press conferences DeSantis called the closure of public schools during the coronovirus the “biggest public health flaw” in modern American history and called his opponents “flat-earthers”. He said that the effect of closing the schools would be felt for years.

Florida has seen an increase in cases over the past weeks as announced and is set to cross the million-case mark on Tuesday.

– CD Davidson-Hiers, Talhasi Democrat

Michigan Rape John Chirkun said on Monday that he tested positive for coronovirus. Chirkun, a Democrat, is at least the 11th state legislator to have either confirmed or suspected a case of COVID-19.

“Rep. Chirkun is doing well and in very good spirits. I wish him a speedy recovery and hope to be back in session after his quarantine,” fellow Democrat and House Minority Leader Christine Gregg, in a statement said.

Gregg said Chirkun would not attend meetings at the state capitol this week, which is scheduled to return to the state legislature on a two-week holiday. The diagnosis comes at the same time businesses across the state face stricter operating regulations and want to pass a $ 100 million COVID-19 relief plan to Guechen Whitmer lawmakers.

– Dave Boucher, Detroit Free Press

Gov. Gavin Newsom warned that if they could increase new local cases could affect the local hospital system.

In the past two weeks, COVID-19 hospitals across the state grew by 89% while admissions to COVID-19 inpatient intensive care unit beds increased by 67%. But this increase is only the tip of the iceberg, officials said.

“We expect another big increase in cases within the next one to two weeks thanks to activities and celebrations,” Newsom said.

Newson also said he anticipates that California will receive an initial dose of 327,000 COVID-19 vaccines by mid-December. Newsome stated that the first dose would be given in mid-December and the second dose would be given three weeks later.

– Nicole Hayden, Palm Springs Desert Sun

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