Conservatives push for sweeping probe of COVID-19 response
Conservatives are calling for a sweeping probe of Canada's response to COVID-19, but the Liberal government says wide-ranging hearings are impractical and could paralyze the work of civil servants responding to the pandemic's second wave.
Thousands flocked to Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro as authorities brace for new wave of COVID-19 cases #Brazil "It's every single Victorian that's defeated the second wave. It's not the government or people who work for the government."
In Australia, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has praised Victorians for defeating the second wave of COVID-19. Dr. Anthony Fauci says US authorities are preparing to rollout doses of COVID-19 vaccine "towards the middle and end of December." Frontline healthcare workers and vulnerable populations are among those expected to be first to get the vaccine. (Dec. 1) Indoor dining was shut down in New York City as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to slow the spread of COVID-19. This comes as the city's mayor, Bill de Blasio, pushes for a citywide shutdown of non-essential businesses after Christmas. CBSN's Tanya Rivero spoke with Erin Durkin, a reporter for Politico New York and the co-author of New York Playbook, about what this means for businesses that are already struggling to survive.