Coronavirus live news: Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days as global deaths pass 1.5m
Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office; Italy approves Christmas restrictions; Iran’s cases top 1m
- US logs a record 3,157 coronavirus deaths in one day
- European and US experts question UK’s fast-track of vaccine
- Public trust vital for Covid-19 vaccine programmes says WHO
- Swedes’ support for anti-lockdown stance slips amid rising deaths
- Cyberspies target Covid vaccine ‘cold chain’ distribution network
How is everyone’s December going?
I enjoy walking my dog, listening to Phoebe Bridgers sing about Christmas, and weeping in public
Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic with me, Helen Sullivan.
I’ll be bringing you the latest news from around the world for the next few hours. You can find me on Twitter @helenrsullivan if you have something to say about that.