Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Sounds Urgent Covid-19 Alert: “It’s Time To Cancel Everything”

On Wednesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti plead with his city’s residents to “just stay home.” As L.A. Covid-19 hospitalizations hit an all time high and ICU beds were projected to run out in the coming weeks Garcetti said plainly, “It’s time to cancel everything.” Garcetti admonished L.A. residents saying, “Don’t meet up with others outside your household. Don’t host […]

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U.K. Approves Vaccine; U.S. Hospital Use Surges: Virus Update

The U.K. became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, clearing Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s shot before decisions by the U.S. and European Union. Hospitalizations for Covid-19 in the U.S. increased by more than 1,000 a day at the end of November, data released from the Department of Health and Human Services show. California reported a record […]

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Kayleigh McEnany Defends White House Holiday Parties Amid COVID Surge

Coronavirus infections and hospitalizations are surging to record highs, but President Donald Trump will carry on with White House holiday gatherings as usual, press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Wednesday. Her comments came in response to a reporter who asked her at a news briefing how the White House could continue with planned holiday parties while the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Operation Warp Speed's top scientist predicts more than 100 million Americans will be immunized with coronavirus vaccines within the next 100 days

Moncef Slaoui, the top scientist advising the US government's Operation Warp Speed, predicted that more than 100 million Americans would be vaccinated against COVID-19 within the next 100 days. Slaoui said 20 million Americans should be immunized in December, with 30 million more in January and 50 million in February. By the end of February, "we will have potentially immunized […]

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Covid patients at some Rhode Island facilities already being moved to field hospital, CEO says

"We have plenty of ICU capacity. We have plenty of ventilator capacity. However, our regular med surge beds are full," Lifespan CEO Dr. Timothy Babineau told CNBC. Rhode Island's Covid-19 outbreak is "headed in the wrong direction," he added. Babineau also raised concerns about maintaining adequate staffing in the coming weeks. Some coronavirus patients in Rhode Island have been moved […]

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Germany Seeks Covid Vaccine Doses Beyond EU Deal Allocation

Germany is conducting direct negotiations with domestic Covid-19 vaccine developers to obtain more doses than would be allocated through the shared European Union plan, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Wednesday. The country is in talks with BioNTech SE, Pfizer Inc.’s partner on the first vaccine approved in a Western country against the virus, as well as CureVac NV and […]

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How a coronavirus vaccine will impact oil demand

Ex-Shell Oil president: Oil consumption will rebound, but will take longer than expected Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister discusses how a coronavirus vaccine will impact gas consumption. With positive news surfacing from several pharmaceutical companies regarding a coronavirus vaccine, former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister discussed on “Mornings with Maria” on Tuesday how the developments could impact gas consumption. […]

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