NewsNet 18 Nov 2020

Advancements in vaccines and at-home testing for COVID-19


From testing to treatment - major advancements are being made in the fight against COVID-19.
Overnight, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it has approved emergency use authorization of the first all-in-one at-home COVID-19 testing kit.
Meanwhile, vaccine developer Pfizer also announced it will be seeking emergency use authorization within the next few days for its mRNA vaccine.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom warned another stay-at-home order for most of the state could come as soon as "the next day or two" as Covid-19 cases surge. With ICUs across the state on track to reach capacity by mid-December, Newsom said he will not hesitate to announce more restrictions similar to March's stay-at-home order for the 51 (out of 58) counties, currently on the state's highest "purple tier" level.
A Sweet 16 party on Long Island is now considered a super-spreader event as it's being blamed for dozens of positive coronavirus cases. CBS New York reports at least 37 people — 28 students and nine adults — tested positive for COVID-19, and 270 people were instructed to self-quarantine.
The footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19 will now miss his country's international Nations League match against Sweden.

The Juventus forward is "doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation", according to a statement from the Portuguese Football Federation (PFF).

It will also mean the no involvement in the next Serie A game and the Champions League fixture against Dynamo Kyiv.
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Paul Finebaum react to Clemson Tigers QB Trevor Lawrence testing positive for COVID-19.
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