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Pandemic 2020

Six feet apart and 14 days alone

GALLERIES: Pandemic 2020

First 6.4 million doses of Pfizer's vaccine could go out in mid-December

The federal government plans to send 6.4 million doses of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine to communities across the United States within 24 hours of regulatory clearance, with the expectation that shots will be administered quickly to front-line health-care workers, the top priority group, officials said Tuesday.

Unhappy holidays? Yale New Haven's top doctor sees coronavirus peak in four weeks

If people don't continue to take precautions to keep from becoming infected with the coronavirus on Thanksgiving, there may be bad news when Hanukkah and Christmas arrive, according to Dr. Thomas Balcezak, chief clinical officer for Yale New Haven Health.

States impose new rules, plead with public to stop virus spread

State and local officials nationwide are imposing new coronavirus restrictions and pleading with the public in an increasingly desperate attempt to stop the explosive spread of the disease as many Americans resist calls to limit gatherings and travel heading into the holidays.

Daily COVID-19 deaths in U.S. reach highest level since May

The surging coronavirus is taking an increasingly dire toll across the U.S. just as a vaccine appears close at hand, with the country now averaging over 1,300 COVID-19 deaths per day — the highest level since the calamitous spring in and around New York City.

Biden chides Trump for lack of cooperation on vaccine

His remarks highlighted the stakes of the Trump administration’s refusal to begin a formal transfer of power to Biden’s team.

Pandemic 2020 VIDEOS

OPINION

More tough choices in confronting tough enemy

In Connecticut, at least, the vast majority of us dutifully slip on our masks to shop, to work, to live some public life. It has become terribly routine.

Tell it like it is

Dr. Fauci should no longer feel any compunction to get White House clearances before media appearances or to paper over differences.

COVID-19: Still in the thick of it

Collectively, the news of recent days is a wakeup call that the threat posed by this pandemic is not over, not by a long shot.

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