Austin Mayor Steve Adler joins a long list of leading politicians to have allegedly broken their own rules. Here's the rundown.
In case you weren't aware, it's defined as "a disease prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world."
"The speed of development for this and other vaccine candidates is testament to an extraordinary, collaborative, global research effort," said Charlie Weller from the Wellcome Trust.
The U.K.'s health secretary said the country will be ready to start vaccinating people from early next week.
The coronavirus pandemic paved the way for record breaking online-only sales, with a total of 95.7 million shoppers making purchases online.
Close scrutiny continues long after a product has been approved by regulators, even in a public health emergency.
"We'll turn the corner on COVID in 2021 with the help of our technology," Scott Gottlieb said.
"We have a vaccine for the world," said Professor Andrew Pollard from the University of Oxford. So, how does it compare to other contenders? What are its other advantages? And who might get it first?
"It's wonderful news," WHO official Dr. David Nabarro said.
The drug was touted by President Donald Trump earlier in the pandemic.
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"The safest way is to celebrate with people in your household," says the CDC. Otherwise, it's masks indoors, social distancing and disposable plates.
Rick Bright hailed the "remarkable effectiveness" of the vaccine as Pfizer said no serious side effects were reported in a large trial.
By December 2019, medical staff in Wuhan, China, were treating dozens of patients suffering from a mysterious pneumonia of unknown cause.
"The data are striking, they're really quite impressive," Fauci said.
The announcement comes after Pfizer and Russia institute said their vaccines are 90 percent and 92 percent effective respectively.
Officials are purchasing over 60 million tests a month with the hope to be the biggest country in the world to be testing everybody.
Vaccines "will protect us from the disease, but they will not make it disappear," the scientist said.
GOP Governor Doug Burgum announced the state has amended an order so infected but asymptomatic health-care workers can continue working due to a major shortage of staffing in hospitals.
Pfizer said no serious safety concerns have been observed so far.
Immediately replacing lockdowns with focused protection will reduce the long-run harm to the old and young alike.
America recorded more than 1,000 new coronavirus deaths on Thursday as the number of active hospitalizations reached their highest point in nearly two months—around 41,000.
The latest outbreak is the second that has been linked to a church in the state.
A total of 370 North Dakotans have died as a result of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
The 51-year-old patient had recently been fitted with a tracheostomy tube in her neck.
"By targeting specific age groups we can substantially reduce the number of doses required to achieve an equivalent reduction in transmission," researcher Michael Meehan said.
Several major European cities, including London, Rome, Paris and Madrid, have reimposed restrictions in recent weeks.
Images from the event show a large crowd of people, most of whom are not wearing masks.