November 20, 2020

US curbs ramped up as emergency vaccine request to be filed

Washington (AFP) – Americans were on Friday facing a growing raft of coronavirus restrictions, even as pharma giant Pfizer and partner BioNTech prepared to file an emergency request to roll out their vaccine.California announced a night-time curfew and authorities urged people everywhere not to travel for Thanksgiving as the country was hit by a spike of more than 2,200 deaths — the worst daily toll since May.The surge comes as India surpassed nine million infections since the pandemic began, with hospitals in the capital Delhi under immense pressure.The global outbreak shows no sign of abati…


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