More good vaccine news broke this morning as biotech company Moderna announced 

Italian cancer researchers unexpectedly discovered signs that SARS-CoV-2 was circulating in Italy months before the first patient was identified there in January 2020, 

Measles—one of the most contagious diseases—is on a rampage thanks to falling vaccination levels.

A “humanitarian disaster.” And: “covid-hell.”

Since the pandemic began, China has enacted several new regulations aimed at stopping the spread disease from animals to humans, including a ban on breeding terrestrial wildlife for meat consumption.  

By official numbers, India’s outbreak is ebbing while COVID-19 cases surge in the US and Europe.   Since mid-September: 

The CDC released its strongest guidance yet on face coverings yesterday, underscoring

The US logged its 7th straight day of 100,000+ new COVID-19 cases yesterday—setting the stage for massive increase by the holiday season, Michael Osterholm 

Sometimes trials are stopped early because the news is good—and this is one of those times.  

COVID-19 has been depriving more than 97% of children in Latin America and the Caribbean of an education, according to a UNICEF report released yesterday.