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US, UK Say First COVID Vaccinations Expected Before Christmas As New Cases Slow:

• by Tyler Durden


NYC announces plans to reopen in-person education

LA starts 3-week lockdown

Surgeon General says COVID vaccination to start in mid-December

UK officials say vaccinations to start before Christmas

China detects virus on seafood packaging

German authority warns virus isn't slowing fast enough for Christmas

Colo. Gov tests positive

Czech Republic plans to ease lockdown

Poland sees jump in new cases

Iran sees drop in fatalities

Update (1430ET): In the latest COVID-19 news out of NYC, Mayor Bill de Blasio has unveiled plans to reopen in-person classes for elementary school students.

More US government officials weighed in on the timing for COVID-19 vaccine rollout, which is expected to begin before the end of December, according to Surgeon General Jerome Adams and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease specialist.

Across the US, 153,035 new infections and 1,175 deaths were reported on Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg. The US reported just over 150k new cases on Saturday, even as the number of currently hospitalized patients continued to climb.