Updated 2:13 p.m. ET, December 23, 2020
- US President Donald Trump said he is asking for changes to the coronavirus relief bill passed by Congress, leaving the future of the $900 billion stimulus in doubt.
- Dozens of countries have banned travel from the UK in an effort to contain a new Covid-19 variant first reported in England.
- Meanwhile, Pfizer and Moderna are testing their vaccines against the UK variant.
- Covid-19 has now reached every continent after Antarctica recorded its first outbreak.