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Coronavirus / US / The Variant #1276860

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 29, 2020
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) The first case of the contagious coronavirus variant in the US reported; death, hospitalization statistics cited. Report introduced.

(Gardena, California: Kaylee Hartung) The variant case in Colorado & the surge in cases in Los Angeles County featured; details given about the unmasked Christmas Eve Calvary Church service in Albuquerque causing a backlash; scenes shown of vaccinations at a Massachusetts nursing home. [Brown University school of public health Dr. Ashish JHA@- says the vaccine should work with the variant.] [California secretary of health & human services Dr. Mark GHALY@, nurse manager Jennie FRANCK@- talk about aspects of the coronavirus & California hospitals.] [National Inst. of Allergy & Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony FAUCI@- says the surge is out of control.] The contact tracing in the Colorado variant strain case discussed.

Reporter(s):
Llamas, Tom;
Hartung, Kaylee
Duration:
00:04:00

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