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Haitian-American first doctor in US to receive COVID-19 vaccine
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Haitian-American first doctor in US to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Haitian-American Dr. Yves Duroseau is the first doctor – and the second healthcare worker – in the US to receive a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, three days after the Food and Drug Administration granted emergency authorization of the Pfizer BioTech drug, according to Northwell Health.

Biden pledges to roll out 100 million vaccines
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Biden pledges to roll out 100 million vaccines

Biden laid out three COVID-19 priorities for his first 100 days in office: a call for all Americans to voluntarily mask up during those 100 days, a commitment to administer 100 million vaccines and a pledge to try to reopen a majority of the nation’s schools.

N.Y.C. Schools May Close Again, a Grim Sign of a Global Dilemma
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N.Y.C. Schools May Close Again, a Grim Sign of a Global Dilemma

Mayor Bill de Blasio is on the brink of shutting down all classrooms across the school system, by far the nation’s largest, as New York confronts a second wave of the virus after months when the city’s success at curbing the outbreak made it the envy of the country. The closure could happen by Thanksgiving, if not sooner.

NYC’s New Quarantine Travel Rules Begin
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NYC’s New Quarantine Travel Rules Begin

Members of the New York City Sheriff’s Office said they will be stopping vehicles periodically at the tunnels. Drivers can expect questions about where they are coming from, if they’ve traveled in the last 14 days, and if they have any symptoms of COVID-19.

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