November 19, 2020

Americans urged to stay home for Thanksgiving as virus surges

Washington (AFP) – US authorities on Thursday urged Americans not to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday as virus cases soared in the worst-hit nation and California announced a night-time curfew aimed at curbing the pandemic.¬†America has now registered over 251,000 fatalities and more than 11.6 million reported cases, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University, by far the highest reported national death toll.A powerful weapon against the virus could be coming soon though, as BioNTech and Pfizer planned to apply on Friday for emergency use authorisation of their vaccine in the US…


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