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[Homework]NPR 2020-12-07

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Live from NPR news, I'm Jeanine Herbst.

A top medical adviser to the Trump administration says he's confident that federal regulators will approve a coronavirus vaccine next week. NPR's Joe Rose reports, the prediction comes as hospitals around the country struggle to handle *** setting spike in Covid-19 cases. The Food & Drug Administration Vaccine Advisory Committee will meet Thursday to review the coronavirus vaccine from the drug company Pfizer. Dr Moncef Slaoui is the chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed at Trump administration's vaccine efforts. Based on the data that I know, I expect the FDA to make a positive decision. But of course, it's their decision. Slaoui told CBS Face the Nation that he expects vaccine to reach tens of millions of highly acceptable Americans by February. And the life will start getting back to normal by May. But he warns that new vaccine will not save the country from the current surge that setting records for Covid case numbers and deaths across the country. Joe Rose, NPR news, Washington.

President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for the coronavirus, NPR's Matthew Schwartz reports, the president announced the news on Twitter. Amid a test from the election results and accusation of media-bias, Trump made an unexpected annoucement in a tweet. Trump wrote that Rudy Giuliani, who he called the greatest mayor in New York City history, had tested positive for the China virus. Trump also praised Giuliani for tirelessly exposing what he called the most corruptive election in US hisotry. He ended the tweet with Get better soon, Rudy. We will carry on. No further details were immediately released and it's unclear how the 76 years old Giuliani became infective. Giuliani has spent the last several weeks heading up legal challenges to try to overturn the result of the 2020 presidential election. Matthew Schwartz, NPR news, Washington.

The Atlanta Press Club is hosting debates tonight for Georgia's 2 US Senate seats. They could have national application coming a month before runoff election that will determine which party controls the US Senate. But only 3 of the 4 candidates are participating, as Emma Hurt of member station WABE reports. Republican senator Kelly Loeffler, who was appointed about a year ago, will face her Democratic opponent Rapheal Warnock 1 on 1 for the first time. Loeffler, a wealthy business woman, and Warnock, the pastor from Martin Luther King Jr's home church, won the top 2 spots in a November special eletion to compete in this runoff. Republican senior senator David Perdue, a former businessman fighting for a 2nd term, is refusing to debate his Democratic opponent John Ossoff. Ossoff earns an investigation journalism company. Perdue seems had pointed to the 2 debates candicates held during the general election. Ossoff has called Perdue a coward. For NPR news, I'm Emma Hurt, in Atlanta.

US futures contracts trading *** higher tonight. You're listening to NPR news.

Tens of thousand of Ethiopians fleeing war have crossed the border into neighboring Sudan. But NPR's Eyder Peralta reports, the same ethic tension driving the conflict *** in the way into a refugee camp. Many of the refugees said these camps fled from a town call Mai-Kadra in western Ethiopia - it was the site of the massacre in which more than 600 people were killed last month. Refugee say Mengistu systematically targetted them by ***. One refugee showed me wounds from the M*** attack. His friend, Abraham's mama, says They will have received a little aid at in this camp because they're ***. I can be sent to the doctor. When I said *** I denied ***, the doctor asked me to leave. Another refugee pointed at a baby, What does he know about politics? What does he know about F***? he said. Eyder Peralta, NPR news, in village Acap along the Sudan-Ethiopia border.

The first nor'easter of the season has left tens of thousands without power in the northeast. The storm dumped heavy wet snow and along with strong wind left many roads *** and knocked down power to around 140,000 people in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. Utility crews in the areas are working on restoring power.

The price of a gallon of gas is rising slightly. The number of a survey says a gallon of regular gas is on average up 4 cents in the past 2 weeks to $2.22. Oil analysts say well-demand for gas remains low because of the pandemic. Crude oid prices are rising.

I'm Jeanine Herbst, NPR news.

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