- The number of coronavirus cases in the United States has surpassed 10 million. The U.S. has reported more than 100,000 new cases for five consecutive days and over 1,000 daily deaths. U.S. media say that coronavirus cases are rising in all U.S. states except for Hawaii.
- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has announced members of his coronavirus task force as he is gearing up for a transfer of power. On Monday, Biden announced 13 experts for the pandemic task force which will advise him. He said that as the election is over, and he will unite Americans in the shared goal of defeating the coronavirus.
- U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer says its vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90 percent effective in an interim analysis. The vaccine candidate, which Pfizer is developing together with Germany’s BioNTech, is in the final phase of trials in the United States and other countries.
November 10, Tuesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki