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Coronavirus / Global / Vaccine #1276576

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 20, 2020
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(London: Julia Macfarlane) The new strain of the coronavirus in Britain leading to a European travel ban & a lockdown in England while the US had its worst week in the pandemic featured. [British Prime Minister Boris JOHNSON, New York Governor Andrew CUOMO - comment on this variant of the virus.] [On Wednesday, JOHNSON - says we don't want to ban Christmas.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Olive Branch, Mississippi: Gio Benitez) The start of the shipment of Moderna Vaccine featured; scenes shown of the FexEx & UPS trucks & planes on the move; details given about CDC rules on who will receive the vaccine, allergic reactions to the Pfizer vaccine & distribution issues. [Father died of coronavirus, UPS driver Todd ELBLE@- talks about his shipment.] [Operation Warp Speed's Dr. Moncef SLAOUI@- says there are now two vaccines.] [HHS asst. secretary Adm. Brett GIROIR@- talks about allergic reactions.] [Michigan Governor Gretchen WHITMER@- says we need reliable information.] [Operation Warp Speed COO Gen. Gustave PERNA@- says the allocation issues are his fault.] The vaccination campaign during this busiest holiday shipping week with vaccine getting priority discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Macfarlane, Julia;
Benitez, Gio

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