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Top headlines today:
- Day two of vaccine rollout is happening across the U.S. Health care workers
in Illinois, New Hampshire, Maine, New Jersey and Puerto Rico received
their first doses Tuesday.
- Dr. Anthony Fauci said that both the current president and the incoming
one — as well as their vice presidents — should get the new
The vast majority of nursing homes in the United States won't start
vaccinating residents and staff against COVID-19
until Dec. 21, and some won't start until Dec. 28, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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