Updated 3:09 p.m. ET, December 8, 2020
- The UK has started vaccinating citizens with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, becoming the first Western nation to administer Covid-19 shots outside of clinical trials.
- The US, which surpassed 15 million cases Tuesday, is adding cases at the fastest rate during the pandemic.
- President Trump is expected sign an executive order to prioritize the shipment of Covid-19 vaccines to Americans, a White House official said.