Associated Press
Associated Press 13 Jan 2021

Calif. opens mass vaccination sites as virus surges

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California is transforming baseball stadiums and fairgrounds into mass vaccination sites as the coronavirus surge overwhelms hospitals. Public health officials are ramping up vaccinations to help stem the tide of new infections. (Jan. 13)


Seven mass #coronavirus #vaccination sites opened across #England Monday as the government raced to dose millions of people while a new strain of the disease runs rampant across the country. Sites include football stadiums and a horse racing course, and are located in cities including Bristol, London, Newcastle and Manchester. FRANCE 24's Bénédicte Paviot tells us more.
California Governor Gavin Newsom said in a briefing Monday that the state will open three mass vaccination sites, including Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and Petco Park in San Diego, to help combat a surge in coronavirus cases. The state saw a record 1,163 deaths in a two-day period over the weekend, and intensive care unit capacity in several regions in the state is severely limited. Watch his remarks.

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Diving teams are seeking the black boxes from a passenger jet that crashed Saturday in the Java Sea. The U.S. is declaring Yemen's Houthi rebels a terrorist organization. And the U.K. has opened seven mass vaccination sites across the country. CBS News foreign correspondent Imtiaz Tyab joins "CBSN AM" with today's headlines from around the globe.
After reports that doses of COVID-19 vaccines were going unused, states are expanding vaccinations to other groups. But mass vaccination sites are leaving many frustrated while waiting in long lines.

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