Military helping with COVID-19 response in Shamattawa
Members of the Canadian Forces are in Shamattawa First Nation, a remote fly-in community in Manitoba, to assist with a coronavirus outbreak. At least one-third of the people there have COVID-19.
On his first full day in office, President Joe Biden is planning to sign several executive orders aimed at tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and will receive a briefing from members of his COVID-19 response team. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joins "CBSN AM" to discuss this and more. When her 98-year-old mother was diagnosed with COVID-19, Mary Sardelis moved into the retirement home to save her life. She said what she saw was 'no man's land.'
»» With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice that the nation's COVID-19 response is under new management. "We're in a national emergency and it is time we treated it like one," Biden said. (Jan. 21) Talk show host Larry King, who hosted "Larry King Live" for 25 years, has been hospitalized with COVID-19, a source close to him confirmed to CBS News. King, 87, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. CBSN's Lana Zak reports.