Updated 2:43 p.m. ET, December 1, 2020
- Everyone in the US who wants a Covid-19 vaccine will be able to get one by June, according to an official with the White House vaccine initiative.
- Advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are meeting now and expected to vote later today on the very first people to get a coronavirus vaccine once one gets emergency authorization.
- Cases are surging in the US: More than 4.4 million new infections were reported in November — nearly as many as the total number of cases reported in the US during the first five months in the pandemic.