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Coronavirus / US / Vaccines #1271743

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 01, 2020
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(CDC, Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) The CDC advice on who should get the coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer & Moderna first featured; details given about nursing home deaths, the decisions to be made by California & Chicago. [Voice of National Center for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases/CDC Dr. Nancy MESSIONNER@- says all health care workers can be vaccinated in three weeks.] [American Health Care Assn. CEO Mark PARKINSON@ says vaccinating those residents can cut the death rate in half.] [FDA commissioner Dr. Stephen HAHN@- says the FDA is working hard.] [Chicago dept, of public health Dr, Allison ARWADY@- cites plans for using the vaccines.] CDC plans to shorten the recommended quarantine time to less than 14 days discussed.

Muir, David;
Osunsami, Steve

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