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            Live updates: Vaccine prospects offer reason for optimism as U.S. tops 10 million coronavirus cases

            Nearly 119,000 new coronavirus cases were reported Monday, the sixth consecutive day with a six-figure increase in infections.
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            John Jenkins's admonishment of the Notre Dame students who stormed the field after Saturday's win over Clemson rings awfully hollow after his White House visit in September.
            The United States surpassed 10 million coronavirus cases on Monday, just 10 days after hitting 9 million.
            The news Monday that Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is more than 90 percent effective sharply increased prospects that federal regulators will authorize the vaccine on an emergency basis as early as mid-December, and that the first shots will be administered before the end of the year or early next year.
            Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, say they will apply for emergency authorization from regulators after the third week of November.
            The seven-day average of new infections in the Washington region has set a record for six days.
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            Health experts have championed the medicine as a powerful tool to change the course of the pandemic and work as a bridge to a vaccine. But the initial scarcity of the drug and the logistical complexities of administering it could mute its immediate impact on the pandemic.
            Pfizer and BioNTech say their coronavirus vaccine candidate is more than 90 percent effective.
            Roughly 7,000 children — 70 percent of the system’s students — began learning in-person on Monday.
            The Democrat has vowed a science-based approach in seeking to bring the raging pandemic under control.
            Tom Dean, a physician, on the dire situation in South Dakota
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            The results are incredible and inspiring, but this is no excuse for complacency.
            Sergio Garcia, the 2017 Masters champion, will miss this year's tournament, ending a majors streak that began in 1999.
            The Rev. John I. Jenkins expressed disappointment in Notre Dame students' behavior relative to coronavirus protocols at the end of a weekend when students stormed the football field to revel in a win and weeks after students had expressed disappointment in Jenkins’s behavior relative to covid-19 protocols.
            Experts weigh in on risks and what travelers should know.
            As the polls closed, news trickled in at hospitals and funerals.
            “The most important thing is to be safe,” Secretary Lonnie Bunch says of the gradual approach.
            Public health experts and elected officials issued warnings.
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