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Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Friday 18-December-2020

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By Dr. Stuart Weiss, Intelligent Crowd Solutions

Rapid Test Center of New York
Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP

December 18, 2020

CoViD-19 News and Information you can trust. Welcome new readers from the Rapid Test Center.

FDA approved Moderna vaccine today. We now have two vaccines for Americans.

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Coronavirus update for December 18 2020

World Wide Updates

Germany reports more than 33,000 new Covid-19 cases in fresh daily record

Australia’s Victoria state bans some travelers from Sydney and institutes travel permits ahead of Christmas

France’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 60,000

Mexico City plans to take “extraordinary measures” to stop coronavirus surge

Migrants and refugees are suffering from mental health issues during pandemic, WHO says

Technology used to make Covid-19 vaccine could change how we fight diseases, Moderna chairman says

Boris Johnson “hoping very much” to avoid another England lockdown

Spain set to receive first vaccine doses on December 26

Poland and Bulgaria extend holiday restrictions as Europe fights second wave of Covid-19

India prepares for Covid-19 vaccine rollout as authorities await approval

South Korea plans to vaccinate more than 80% of its population by November next year

Oxford University researchers say their Covid-19 vaccine candidate is most effective as two shots

Hong Kong offers financial support for industries struggling in Covid-19 pandemic

Swedish King criticizes country’s Covid-19 response as new cases rise at record pace

UK records further 489 deaths

Queensland will be second Australian state to ban travelers from Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Seoul city apologizes after man with Covid-19 dies while waiting for hospital bed 

Japan reports record number of new Covid-19 cases

South Korea reports more than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases

French President Emmanuel Macron suffering from fever and cough during COVID quarantine 

Brazil reports 823 deaths

Italy announces new lockdown over Christmas and New year period

Turkey records record daily tally of cases

Austria to enter third lockdown after Christmas

Germany to vaccinate over-80s and care home residents in first phase with nation under strain

Sydney closes more than 20 beaches following emergence of mystery Covid-19 cluster

Sweden introduces tough new measures to tackle second wave

Total Cases Worldwide: 75,858,497
Total Deaths Worldwide: 1,677,994
Total Recovered: 513,152,102

US Updates
Extra doses in Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine vials are safe and should be used, FDA says

Colorado governor calls on federal government to get Covid-19 vaccines distributed

US Supreme Court justices eligible to receive coronavirus vaccine soon

Covid-19 vaccine messaging is “life and death” for Black Americans, Morehouse School of Medicine dean says

South Carolina’s first lady tests positive for Covid-19 

Los Angeles County “moving toward becoming the epicenter of the pandemic,” chief medical officer says

Senate Majority Leader McConnell gets Covid-19 vaccine

Rhode Island will end some Covid-19 restrictions as metrics begin to point downward

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International airport expects nearly a 50% decline in holiday travel 

Joe and Jill Biden will receive Pfizer vaccine on Monday

Nancy Pelosi receives Covid-19 vaccine

New York hospitals are in “crisis management” and have added capacity, governor says

1 in 216 Americans tested positive for Covid-19 this week alone

California braces for more deaths even after delivery of Covid-19 vaccine

Walgreens begins vaccinating people in long-term care facilities

562,000 US Covid-19 deaths projected by April — up significantly from last update

Pandemic straining mental health and worsening shortage of care providers in US

Nurse faints during news conference after getting Covid-19 vaccine in Tennessee

Milwaukee doctor livestreams Covid-19 vaccination in hopes of easing anxiety among Native Americans

Eight religious sisters die of Covid-19 at Wisconsin care home within a week

Americans have converted to mask culture, survey finds

US says it’s waiting for confirmation on additional 20 million doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine trial is now fully enrolled

Rich people clabber for COVID vaccine, offering money and plying connections, report says

Washington Monument closes after interior secretary tests positive for COVID

Los Angeles mayor in quarantine after 9-year-old daughter tests positive for COVID

1 in 5 U.S. prisoners have had COVID, a rate four times as high as general public

Total US cases: 17,805,207
Total US deaths: 320,002
Total Recovered: 10,353,175
Total Tested in US: 224,523,929

Total cases in CA: 1,783,510
Total deaths in CA: 22,227

Total cases in TX: 1,556,006
Total deaths in TX: 25,401

Total cases in FL: 1,181,483
Total deaths in FL: 20,414

Total cases in IL: 886,805
Total deaths in IL: 16,206

Total cases in NY: 867,356
Total deaths in NY: 36,203

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