Coronavirus live news: US may begin vaccinations before Christmas; Vietnam sees first case in three months

WHO ‘will do everything' to find Covid origin; Mexico and Brazil seeing ‘alarming' case surge; Opec to hold a second day of talks on TuesdayUS may begin vaccinations before ChristmasVietnam reports first community virus in almost three monthsModerna Covid vaccine has 94% efficacy, final results confirmSpain appeals for ‘common sense' after shopping crowd scenesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.32am GMT After a Thanksgiving weekend when the number of people traveling through US airports reached its highest since mid-March, a top government official said on Monday some Americans could begin receiving coronavirus vaccinations before Christmas, Reuters reports. US Health Secretary Alex Azar said Pfizer Inc's Covid-19 vaccine could be authorised and shipped within days of a Dec. 10 meeting of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration tasked with reviewing trial data and recommending whether it warrants approval. 12.22am GMT Samoa's two positive Covid-19 cases have been declared historical cases and not infectious.The cases were detected in a 70-year-old who had travelled from Melbourne in Australia, and a sailor repatriated from Italy. Both Samoan citizens arrived in Apia on a repatriation flight on November 13, and subsequently tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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