Deployments began after federal mandate to distribute therapies within 24 hours of emergency use authorization . Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he was blown away by the fact that the coronavirus genome was first sequenced in January and now the country will have "a vaccine in somebody's arm in less than a year".
Statewide percent positivity for the week of November 27-Dec. The county of roughly 10 million people registered 75 new deaths on Tuesday, bringing the county's total COVID-19 related deaths to 8,075 since the start of the pandemic. Stay six feet away. Kim said the "adjusted" case rate essentially reflects the estimated number of beds available for COVID-19 patients when factoring in the number of beds needed for patients without the coronavirus.
With Congress still stalled over a new pandemic-related federal relief package, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio are warning of dire consequences for the city and the state if they don't receive funding to help plug major budget deficits .
The authorisation on Wednesday comes a day after the United Kingdom became the first country to begin giving the vaccine to the public. Health Canada says after reviewing the submission that came in October 9, they've determined the vaccine meets their stringent safety, efficacy and quality requirements for use in Canada.
Across the province, 682 people were being treated in hospitals for the disease, including 124 in intensive care. Hotels are allowed to remain open, but must follow restrictions including no spas, pools or in-person dining with room services only.
Pfizer enrolled nearly 44,000 people in the trial. But some of the FDA advisers fear the British warning will deter millions of Americans with allergies who might benefit from the COVID-19 vaccine from giving it a try, and urged additional studies to try to settle the issue.