US Covid-19 deaths surge. Hear emotional stories from families
The US reported over 2,800 Covid-19 deaths on December 2, 2020, the most since the beginning of the pandemic.
President Donald Trump criticized Germany's handling of Covid-19 after the nation had a record number of deaths. However, the US had four times as many Covid-19 deaths per 100,000 residents. The U.S. is approaching 300,000 COVID-19 deaths as cases continue to spike nationwide. More than 15.7 million cases have been confirmed, resulting in a new wave of lockdowns and restrictions. But there's positive news on the vaccine front, following an FDA panel's recommendation to authorize emergency use of Pfizer's vaccine. Final approval from the agency is the final step before millions of doses can be shipped and distributed to hospitals and drug stores. "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss. #Brazil recorded over a 1,000 new #Covid-19 deaths for the first time in over three months on Thursday, as its Supreme Court ruled that #vaccinations could be required in the South American country. FRANCE 24's Tim Vickery tells us more. The U.S. is moving onto its next phase of coronavirus vaccinations, with major expansions to immunization sites at stadiums and convention centers. The efforts come as the country's seven-day average of COVID-19 deaths now stands at over 3,000 a day. Dr. Dyan Hes, founder of Gramercy Pediatrics, joined CBSN to discuss the latest on vaccinations and what we are learning from new studies on immunity and traveling during a pandemic.
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