Updated 3:12 p.m. ET, December 15, 2020
- The US is giving the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine as the nation surpassed 300,000 deaths.
- Health experts are warning it's likely the US won't see any meaningful, widespread impacts from vaccinations until well into 2021.
- Germany announced a "hard" national lockdown, starting next week and continuing through the Christmas period.