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Donald Trump says coronavirus vaccine deliveries to begin next week – world news

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that delivery of the coronavirus vaccine would begin next week and the week after. Speaking to US troops overseas via video link to mark the Thanksgiving holiday, Trump said the vaccine would initially be send to front-line workers, medical personnel and senior citizens.

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Empty seats, delivered feasts as coronavirus changes Thanksgiving – world news

Vivian Zayas can’t keep herself from scrolling through photos of last Thanksgiving, when her mother stood at the stove to make a big pot of rice and beans and then took a seat at the edge of the table. That was before anyone had heard of Covid-19 and before it claimed the retired seamstress. Ana Martinez died at 78 on ...

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White House considers lifting European travel restrictions – coronavirus crisis

The White House is considering rescinding entry bans for most non-US citizens who recently were in Brazil, Britain, Ireland and 26 other European countries, five US and airline officials told Reuters. The Trump administration imposed the bans in a bid to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic. It is not considering lifting separate entry bans on most non-US citizens who have ...

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Sweden says it sees no signs herd immunity is stopping coronavirus – coronavirus crisis

There’s little evidence that herd immunity is helping Sweden combat the coronavirus, according to the country’s top epidemiologist. “The issue of herd immunity is difficult,” Anders Tegnell said at a briefing in Stockholm on Tuesday. “We see no signs of immunity in the population that are slowing down the infection right now.” Swedes have been more exposed to the virus ...

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Thanksgiving could make or break US coronavirus response – world news

In Pennsylvania, if you’re having friends over to socialize, you’re supposed to wear a mask — and so are your friends. That’s the rule, but Barb Chestnut has no intention of following it. “No one is going to tell me what I can or not do in my own home,” said Chestnut, 60, of Shippensburg. “They do not pay my ...

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Millions of Americans expect to lose their homes as Coronavirus rages – world news

Millions of Americans expect to face eviction by the end of this year, adding to the suffering inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic raging across the US About 5.8 million adults say they are somewhat to very likely to face eviction or foreclosure in the next two months, according to a survey completed November 9 by the US Census Bureau. That ...

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Man leaves $3,000 tip for a 7 dollar check as restaurant closes for coronavirus – world news

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The man walked in Sunday, ordered the beer and asked for the check, which came to $7.02, Nighttown owner Brendan Ring wrote on Facebook. Ring said the man wished him well and told him to share the tip with the ...

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Biggest Australian states reopen borders as coronavirus cases ease – world news

Australia’s two most populous states reopened their borders on Monday after more than four months, as Victoria stamped out a second coronavirus wave, raising prospects of a quicker return to normal and speedy economic recovery. New South Wales and Victoria closed their borders in early July, the first time in more than a century, to contain a Covid-19 outbreak in ...

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G20 to back ‘equitable’ access to coronavirus vaccine: Report – world news

G20 leaders will pledge to “spare no effort” in ensuring the equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines worldwide and reaffirm support for debt-laden poor countries, according to a draft communique seen by AFP Sunday. The leaders also struck a unified tone on supporting “multilateral” trade as well as the global fight against climate change, but the closing document lacks firm details ...

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Hungary could receive up to one million doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccine – foreign minister – world news

Hungary could receive up to one million doses of coronavirus vaccine from China in the coming months, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told state news agency MTI on Friday after a phone call with his Chinese counterpart. Hungary earlier announced it also plans to import Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine. The European Commission said on Thursday that Hungary’s plan raises safety concerns, ...

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