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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 13, 2020
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Portage, Michigan: ALex Perez) The shipping of the first Pfizer vaccine by plane to storage freezers with vaccinations beginning tomorrow as a new death milestone is reached in the coronavirus featured; scenes shown from the Pfizer plant in Michigan where the vaccine is shipped to airports & then on to all states; death statistics cited. [Pfizer global supply president Mike McDERMOTT@- says we shipped 500,000 doses today & the vaccine will arrive safely.] [Operation Warp Speed CEO Gen. Gustave PERNA@- cites access for all to the vaccine.] How vaccine will get to the nursing home residents discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Louisville, Kentucky: Victor Oquedo) The massive vaccine delivery program featured; scenes shown of planes taking off & landing; details given about tracking by UPS & FedEx delivery companies. [UPS flight operations & safety vice president Capt. Houston MILLS@- calls this a moment of hope.] [FedEx Express regional president Richard SMITH@- talks about the program.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Houston: Kaylee Hartung) The first vaccinations beginning tomorrow previewed; scenes shown from hospitals in Houston, New York City & Chicago where dry runs are being carried out; details given about the vaccination timetable. [Chicago's Saint Anthony Hospital Dr. Romeen LAVANI@, Memorial Hermann pharmacy services vice president Binita PATEL@- comment on the vaccine.] [In June, Houston Methodist nursing dir. Teal RILEY@- talks about the patients.] [Today, RILEY - reacts to the vaccine.] The timetable for most Americans getting vaccinated discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Perez, ALex;
Oquedo, Victor;
Hartung, Kaylee

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