• Global coronavirus cases surpass 250 million. Source

• Moderna issues a press release to announce that it has filed to expand the EU Conditional Marketing Authorization for its coronavirus vaccine to Include children ages 6-11 years. Source

• After 20 months, the US reopens to international travelers who have been fully vaccinated (with WHO-approved shots.) Source

• The US State Department and Human Rights Watch have called on China’s government to release Zhang Zen, a citizen journalist who traveled to Wuhan to document the coronavirus outbreak and response. Ms. Zen has been on a months-long hunger strike and is reported to be seriously ill. Source

• Singapore’s health ministry announces that it will cease covering medical expenses for COVID-19 patients who are “unvaccinated by choice” as of 8 December. Source

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