This program is 30 minutes long
(Los Angeles airport: Steve Paterson) Concerns about a new coronavirus with people returning home from the holidays when hospitals are already in crisis featured; scenes shown of large gatherings including Mar-A-Lago, Florida, New York & Los Angeles, Los Angeles hospitals, the Navy emergency ship. [Cedars-Sinai Medical Center nurse Scott BRICKNER@, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center CMO Dr. Anish MAHAJAN@, Los Angeles County emergency medial services agency dir. Cathy CHIDESTER@, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center nurse Latoya SENIOR%- offer views on aspects of the coronavirus crisis in hospitals.] The holiday travel numbers discussed.
(Broward County, Florida: Sam Brock) The chaos & confusion over the distribution of the coronavirus vaccines with numbers far below expectations featured; scenes shown from Houston, Florida, Tennessee of long lines. [Waiting for vaccine, Walter SAJDAK@, Gayla ALRIDGE@; Florida MAN, Alan SCHWARTZ@- comment on the wait.] [Senator Mitt ROMNEY@- complains.] [Memorial Regional Hospital's Dr. Keisha RAPHAEL@- backs vaccinations.] [Memorial Regional Hospital's Dr. Randy KATZ@- says we have to set an example by getting vaccinated.]
(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.
(London: Sarah Harman) The vaccine on the global stage featured; scenes shown from Israel & Britain, where the second Pfizer vaccine shot is being delayed while the nation deals with a more infectious strain. [Clalit Health Services, Jerusalem, Dr. Ian MISKIN@- talks about fast vaccinations.] [National Inst. of Allergy & Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony FAUCI@- says base it on science.] [Doctor's Assn. UK adviser Dr. Vinesh PATEL@- talks about the dose schedule.] The use of the Oxford vaccine in Britain discussed.
(White House: Kelly O'Donnell) The new election challenge from President Trump assisted by some Republicans with 12 senators led by Ted Cruz demanding an audit of election results featured; photos shown. [In video, TRUMP - says we cannot allow a fraudulent election.] [President-elect Joe BIDEN - defends the election.] [Senator Chris VAN HOLLEN@- responds to Republicans.] Statements from the Cruz group & the Biden transition response quoted. The position of Vice President Mike Pence & other Republicans to these challenges discussed.
(No location given: John Torres) The drops in flu & common colds cases amidst the coronavirus pandemic examined; statistics cited. [Leihigh Valle Hospital Dr. Andrew MILLER@- says we have zero cases of influenza & the common cold rhinovirus.] [Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Caitlan RIVERS@- outlines why flu is down.]
(New York: Anne Thompson) The rescue in Hawaii of a struggling swimmer by Australian pro surfer Mikey Wright@ featured; scenes shown from the Oahu waters. [WRIGHT - describes what happened in the surf.]