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Vice President Pence speaks Friday during a briefing on COVID-19 at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Elvis Presley receives a polio vaccine in New York City in 1956 in an effort to inspire public confidence in the vaccine. The Ad Council says it will be recruiting trusted influencers for its campaign around the coronavirus vaccine. AP hide caption

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And Now For An Important Message: Convincing You To Get The Coronavirus Vaccine

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The U.S. Capitol has been hit by the coronavirus like the rest of the country, grappling with protective measures and multiple cases. Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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This photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine shows the first patient enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial receiving an injection in May. Courtesy of University of Maryland School of Medicine /AP hide caption

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The U.K. will begin a mass vaccination against COVID-19 on Tuesday, as hundreds of thousands of doses of Pfizer's vaccine reach the public. Here, a temperature-controlled cold storage truck leaves a Pfizer facility in Belgium Thursday. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A person cleans a table in an outdoor tented dining area of a restaurant in Sacramento, Calif., on Nov. 19. Job growth slowed sharply in November as relief aid is due to expire at the end of the year. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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'Warning Signs Flashing': Job Growth Slows Sharply As Pandemic Takes Toll On Economy

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South Koreans pray for their children taking the College Scholastic Ability Test at Chogey temple in Seoul on Thursday. New coronavirus infections in the country have spiked in recent days. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins speaks during a Senate hearing earlier this year. On Thursday, Collins called on religious leaders to keep their worship spaces closed, despite rising protests from some church leaders. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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NIH Director Tells Churches To Do The "Altruistic, Loving Thing" And Stay Closed

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A waitress in South Philadelphia watches a television briefing by Pennsylvania's health secretary, Dr. Rachel Levine, on Nov. 17. Levine says a COVID-19 vaccine is "the light at the end of the tunnel," but says it will be months before it's available to the general public. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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'There's No Quick Fix For COVID-19,' Cautions Pennsylvania Secretary Of Health

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The U.K. has approved use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. Dogukan Keskinkilic/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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The Rhode Island Convention Center in downtown Providence has been converted into a field hospital which opened this week to care for an overflow of patients with COVID-19. Gretchen Ertl hide caption

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Rhode Island Officials Fear Shortage Of Medical Staff

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A minimum three-week stay-at-home order is expected in much of California as hospitals experience an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 patients in intensive care units. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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People getting the COVID-19 vaccine will receive a special vaccine card to record their doses, Operation Warp Speed officials say. Here, a Department of Health and Human Services employee holds a sample card. EJ Hersom/Defense.gov hide caption

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U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams demonstrates how to use a COVID-19 self-test kit during a press conference in Atlanta in August. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Surgeon General: 'We Are Absolutely Ready' To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

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