MSNBC 21 Nov 2020

How Movie Makers, Viewers Adapt To COVID Could Change Everything


COVID-19 has inspired changes to Hollywood methods that could be here to stay, as the coronavirus pandemic forces production companies, theaters, distributors, and viewers to adapt. Dr. Jason Johnson and a panel of experts discuss.

Birmingham Royal Ballet creates huge tutus to ensure dancers stay socially distanced
The initial doses of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccines could go out next month, if the FDA grants emergency authorization. There are also three other promising vaccine candidates in the pipeline from AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. The process of distributing the vaccine to the 330 million people living in the U.S., however, could prove a logistical challenge. Here's a look at how the federal government plans to do it.
Think life in zero-g would be easy and fun? Think again. Grow up in the one-g environment of Earth and things can get awfully screwy as you try to adapt to a life in which up is not up, down is not down, and you fly rather than walk from place to place. As astronaut David Saint-Jacques explains in this 3D, virtual-reality sneak peek at TIME's and Felix & Paul Studio's The ISS Experience, available for download on virtual reality devices, your first few days in space can be an awfully clumsy experience.
New York City public schools are now switching to remote learning until further notice due to the city's rising coronavirus cases. See how schools and parents react to this change.

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