Updated 3:09 p.m. ET, December 17, 2020
- As Covid-19 vaccinations continue to roll out across the US, new daily cases, deaths and hospitalizations all hit new records.
- Dr. Anthony Fauci said Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine could receive emergency use authorization as early as Thursday.
- Meanwhile, US lawmakers are scrambling to reach a second coronavirus relief deal. You can follow live updates on the negotiations here.
- In Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for Covid-19.