This program is 30 minutes long
(New York: Stephanie Ramos) The spread of the U.K. variant strain of the coronavirus first seen in Britain with a case found in New York state featured; scenes shown from Florida of cars in line for vaccinations & of nurse Sandra Lindsay getting her second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. [Voice of [New York Governor Andrew CUOMO - comments on the case & moving vaccine faster.] [In Boston, ABC's Janai NORMAN, SCIENTIST - talk about the variant & vaccines.] [ABC's Victor OQUENDO; in car, WOMAN - comment on the vaccine lines.] [HHS Secretary Alex AZAR@= speaks about vaccine distribution.] The Moderna concept of splitting the vaccine discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Live discussion held with Brown University school of public health Dr. Ashish Jha about vaccines. [JHA@- offers views on the death projections, so vaccines have to be into people's arms.; backs new concepts]
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(London: Maggie Rulli) The sweeping new lockdown in Britain due to the spared of the new contagious variant featured.
(Los Angeles: Matt Gutman) The impact of coronavirus cases on California hospitals featured; scenes shown from inside the hospital; statistics on cases & hospitalizations & holiday travel cited. [MLK Community Hospital Dr. Jason PRASSO@- Comments on the ICU situation here in the pandemic.] [On CNN, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome ADAMS@- says ICUs are full.] The coming post-holiday surge noted.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The fallout from the stunning Saturday night phone call about the presidential election results from President Trump to the Georgia Republican secretary of state Brad Raffensperger to overturn the results reviewed; details given of the call & whether it was criminal & the Republican challenge to the electoral vote count. [Voice of TRUMP - says he wants to find 11,780 votes because we won the state; says not reporting it is a criminal offense.] [Voice of RAFFENSPERGER - says the data you have is wrong.] Critical statements from Senators Pat Toomey & Tom Cotton about the call quoted. The position of all =living former secretary of states under the direction of former Vice President Dick Cheney urging the election results are done discussed.
(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) The critical Georgia senate runoff elections that will decide the control of the Senate featured. [This afternoon, President-elect Joe BIDEN - speaks about the elections in this one state.] [On Fox, Senator David PERDUE - says this is the last chance.] [Democrat Jon OSSOFF - campaigns.] [Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff DUNCAN@- says the call from President Trump will not help Perdue or Senator Kelly Loeffler elected.] The early vote & turnout noted.
(Studio: David Muir) The ABC coverage tomorrow of the Georgia election noted.
(No location given: Anne Thompson) The message from the late "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek as his last five episodes are aired featured; show clips shown; details given about his final message about coming together.] [Last year, TREBEK - talks about why he kept taping shows.]