COVID-19

Pfizer vaccine update

(NBC) — Pfizer says it will seek emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine soon, but not before the election. The announcement was posted in a letter from CEO Albert Bourla on the company’s website Friday morning. Bourla said the regulatory filing …

Unemployment claims jump

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Americans are still hitting the unemployment lines in large numbers. The Labor Department reports that 898,000 people filed for first-time unemployment claims last week. That was higher than analysts expected. This was the highest number of unemployment claims …

Liverpool, England under new lockdown measures

LIVERPOOL, England (NBC) — Street parties broke out in Liverpool, England Tuesday night ahead of a coronavirus lockdown that business owners are dreading. Police in Liverpool dispersed a large crowd of revelers gathered in the street. Video released on social media showed …