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Public health officials: Remain vigilant until vaccines are widely distributed

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Public health officials: Remain vigilant until vaccines are widely distributed
Public health officials: Remain vigilant until vaccines are widely distributed

The Health and Human Services Secretary says a COVID-19 vaccine may start rolling out next month.

However, public health officials stress that Americans should remain vigilant until vaccines are widely distributed.

NEXT MONTH.BUT......PUBLIC HEALTHOFFICIALS STRESS THAT AMERICANSSHOULD REMAIN VIGILANT UNTILVACCINES ARE WIDELYDISTRIBUTED.JOHN LORINC REPORTS.THERE WERE MORE THAN 21-HUNDREDCOVID-19 DEATHS IN THE U-S ONTUESDAY, ACCORDING TO JOHNSHOPKINS UNIVERSITY.THAT'S THE HIGHEST DAILY TOTALTHE U-S HAS RECORDED SINCE MAY.DR.SHIRLEE XIE/ASSOCIATE DIVISIONDIRECTOR, HENNEPIN HEALTHCARE"I CAN'T PREVENT ANYONE FROMGETTING COVID.ALL I CAN DO IS TRY TO KEEPCOVID FROM KILLING YOU."COVID-RELATED CASES ANDHOSPITALIZATIONS ARE RISINGAND THERE'S CONCERN THE NUMBERS WILL SKYROCKET AFTERTHANKSGIVING WEEKEND.GOV.BRIAN KEMP/R-GEORGIA "IFPOSSIBLE, CONSIDER GATHERINGVIRTUALLY OR LIMITING YOURHOLIDAY GATHERINGS TO ONLY AFEW PEOPLE WITHIN THE SAMEHOUSEHOLD." ALTHOUGH PROGRESSIS BEING MADE ON COVIDVACCINES, MEDICAL EXPERTS SAYBUT WE NEED TO BEAR WITH IT ABIT LONGER, AND SOTHIS IS REALLY THE TIME TOHUNKER DOWN." A MODELINGFORECAST FROM WASHINGTONUNIVERSITY IN ST.TEAM IS EXPECTED TO BE BRIEFEDBY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FORHEALTH DR.BRETT GIROIR (JIHR-WAH) WITHINTHE NEXT FEW DAYS.RICK BRIGHT/MEMBER, BIDEN COVIDADVISORY BOARD "WE NEED TOWORK IMMEDIATELY WITH THE TRUMPADMINISTRATION SO WE CAN MAKESURE THAT WE HAVE A SMOOTHHAND-OFF FOR THOSE VERYCOMPLICATED LOGISTICAL ISSUESWE'LL HAVE TO DEAL WITH INDISTRIBUTING THE VACCINES." I'MJOHN LORINC REPORTING.LAS VEGAS MAYOR CAROLYN GOODMANSAYS THE GOVERNOR'S NEW

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