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California at COVID-19 'tipping point' as Trump administration hopes for vaccines by Christmas

01 Dec 2020

LOS ANGELES California's governor said on Monday the state was at a "tipping point" in the COVID-19 pandemic that would soon overwhelm hospitals as political leaders nationwide turn to increasingly aggressive measures to hold back the latest surge. | Video

Americans defy pandemic, political leaders to travel for Thanksgiving

26 Nov 2020

Americans defied pleas from state and local officials to stay home for the Thanksgiving holiday in the face of the surging coronavirus pandemic, triggering fresh warnings from health officials with the release of vaccines still weeks away.

'COVID chat': Officials urge Americans to stay home over holiday

25 Nov 2020

(Reuters) -U.S. health officials and politicians pleaded with Americans on Tuesday to stay at home over the Thanksgiving holiday and abide by constraints placed on social and economic life as record coronavirus caseloads pushed hospitals to their limits. | Video

Wisconsin governor renews mask mandate despite court challenge as pandemic worsens

21 Nov 2020

Wisconsin's governor on Friday extended a statewide mask mandate despite a legal challenge from conservatives, renewing an emergency health order requiring face coverings in public spaces to curb an alarming surge in COVID-19 infections. | Video

U.S. officials worry about holiday spike as coronavirus surges

20 Nov 2020

NEW YORK, Nov 20 U.S. health authorities braced for further increases in COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths on Friday, capping a week in which the spread of the novel coronavirus accelerated ahead of next week's Thanksgiving holiday.

California, Ohio order nightly curfews on gatherings as coronavirus surges

20 Nov 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. California's governor on Thursday imposed a curfew on social gatherings and other non-essential activities in one of the most intrusive of the restrictions being ordered across the country to curb an alarming surge in novel coronavirus infections. | Video

Iowa joins U.S. states from coasts to heartland acting to curb COVID-19

17 Nov 2020

Several U.S. governors, from the coastal states of New Jersey and California to the heartland of Iowa and Ohio, acted on Monday to restrict gatherings and boost face-coverings in confronting a coronavirus surge they warned is out of control. | Video

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