28 December 2020

• In the US, a record-breaking total of 121,235 people are hospitalized with COVID-19. Source
• Novavax cofirms that it is testing its coronavirus vaccine candidate against the B.1.1.7 variant. Source
• Problems with maintaining temperature control during loading and shipping delay deliveries of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to eight EU countries, including Germany and Spain. Source
• As coronavirus cases increase in Cuba, it restricts flights from the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico, Panama and the US as of 1 January 2021; after 10 January 2021, travelers from all other countries will have to show a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours before traveling and follow the country’s health protocols. Source
• As five cases of the B.1.1.7 variant are found in Andalusia among people returning from the UK, Spain’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 50,000. Source

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