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The U.S. on Wednesday recorded 3,865 deaths from the coronavirus, setting another single-day record. The CDC warns that the overall toll could exceed 430,000 by the end of January. Plus, Moderna's CEO says that his company's vaccine may last years, scientists are monitoring a coronavirus mutation that could impact vaccine strength, and a second Chinese vaccine is said to be effective.
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The U.S. set new records on Thursday, not only with the number of new daily coronavirus cases (185,000), but also the number of those that have died from the virus. Plus, Pfizer moves forward with asking the FDA for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine, India tops 9 million cases, and social media platforms are teaming up to combat pandemic misinformation.