Coronavirus Live Blog 11.27.2020

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The Coming Deadly Covid Winter

L.A. County reports more than 6,000 new coronavirus cases, breaks all-time single-day record

NY: Emergency Hospital Reopening on Staten Island to Handle 2nd Wave

Nevada goes into 3 week “pause” to combat covid.

Maine sets record for COVID-19 hospitalizations

A ‘bad case of déjà vu’: New Jersey hospitals brace for Covid-19 surge, but hope this time will be different

California records 18,350 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Inslee: As coronavirus hospitalizations increase, Washington could face ‘catastrophic loss of medical care

An Exclusive Look Inside C4: Minnesota’s ICU Command Center

143 long-term care facilities report COVID-19 outbreaks in Iowa

Wyoming’s governor has resisted calls for a mask mandate. Now he has the coronavirus.

A New Orleans hospital refused to care for some black covid patients and sent them home to die.

Once Australia’s COVID-19 hotspot, Victoria goes 28 days without an infection

COVID-19 epidemic in Britain shrinking with R estimated below 1

“Italy’s doctors face new threat: Conspiracy theories – Amid fear and anger, pandemic-skeptics are accusing doctors of lying about the virus.”

Japan to test 15,000 people for coronavirus antibodies by end of year

Tokyo reports record high 570 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 2,524

Japan: Medical care on brink of collapse in COVID-19 hot spots, panel warns

Over 40% of Japan’s hospitals cutting bonuses as pandemic bites

North Korea Executed Coronavirus Rule-Breaker, Says South Korean Intelligence

Beijing’s Xinfadi market suspends sales, storage of aquatic and frozen products

Putin still hasn’t taken Russia’s vaccine, months after his daughter did

Why Oxford’s positive COVID vaccine results are puzzling scientists – Preliminary data suggest that the immunization was more effective in trial participants who received a lower dose.

Questions grow over AstraZeneca-Oxford coronavirus vax trials – The company has declined to address allegations that the company was cherry-picking data.

After Admitting Mistake, AstraZeneca Faces Difficult Questions About Its Vaccine

AstraZeneca’s best COVID vaccine result was a fluke. Experts have questions – The “how?” and “why?” are open questions—along with “what now?”

Dosing error turns into lucky punch for AstraZeneca and Oxford

“AstraZeneca manufacturing error clouds vaccine study results

Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Is Cheaper than Pfizer’s and Moderna’s and Doesn’t Require Supercold Temperature

In the Pfizer vaccine’s Phase 3 trial, which enrolled 43,661 volunteers, 170 people developed symptomatic Covid infection. Of those, 162 were in the placebo arm of the trial and only eight received the vaccine. There were 10 cases of severe infections in the trial, nine of which were in the placebo group, which suggests that the vaccine protects against serious disease as well as mild illness. Overall, the vaccine was shown to be 95% effective in preventing symptomatic Covid infection.

Senate Democrats press VA for vaccine distribution plan

Covaxx, the covid vaccine you probably haven’t heard about

Russia posts 91% efficacy for COVID-19 vaccine after jumping the gun to approval

Russia’s claim of a successful COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t pass the ‘smell test,’ critics say

Ten COVID-19 vaccines seen by mid-year, head of global pharma group says

Here’s a look at how the different coronavirus vaccines work 

Suspected North Korean hackers targeted COVID vaccine maker AstraZeneca – sources

Hospitals in England told to prepare for Covid vaccine rollout in 10 days’ time Exclusive: NHS could receive first deliveries of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as soon as 7 December

Newsom suggests when mass vaccination could be available in California

This San Francisco hospital will be among first to get COVID-19 vaccine

‘Essential workers’ likely to get earlier access to Covid-19 vaccine

FDA approves covid antibody test that detects levels of antibodies

US Sees Huge Spike in COVID Cases in Kids

Covid-19 is taking a devastating toll on Filipino American nurses 

Health care workers experiencing covid combat fatigue

Beyond burnout: For health care workers, this surge of Covid-19 is bringing burnover

Heart failure in covid cases can go downhill quickly and not involve the typical lung problems.

Is COVID a disease of the blood vessels? The way COVID destroys the vascular system could explain what links wide-ranging symptoms.

Their Teeth Fell Out. Was It Another Covid-19 Consequence? People who already have dental problems may see them aggravated by encounters with the coronavirus, some experts suggest.

COVID-19 on Surfaces: Examining the Known Unknowns

Coronavirus pandemic blamed for rise in violent crimes across the U.S.

The pandemic is changing Hollywood, maybe forever

Coronavirus FAQ: How Safe Is It To Work Out In A Gym Or Play Indoor Sports?

Add Covid-related myocarditis, mechanical ventilation, and death to this year’s football risks

West Sacramento pastor questions why strip club is still open when his church is not

“Supreme Court blocks NY from enforcing Covid limits on churches – The court said the restrictions violate religious freedom and are not neutral because they “single out houses of worship.”

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra suspends livestream concerts due to ‘rampaging’ COVID

To Combat The Pandemic, Biden Will Aim To Depoliticize Mask-Wearing

Ben Carson reveals how Trump saved his life after he contracted COVID-19

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