Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

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  1. Health: The warning signs of a longer pandemicCDC director: Answer to Michigan COVID-19 surge is "to close things down."

  2. Vaccines: FDA expects J&J vaccine pause to last "a matter of days" — Moderna says vaccines are over 90% effective 6 months after second shot — Pfizer says it can deliver 10% more vaccine doses to U.S. by end of May.

  3. Economy: Jobs growth could be curbed by demands for higher wages.

  4. States: New York to replace today's J&J vaccine appointments with Pfizer.

  5. World: Facebook to push notifications about vaccine eligibility to 20 countries outside of the U.S. — Brits flock to pubs for first time in months as U.K. lockdown eases.

  6. Variant tracker: Where different strains are spreading.

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Cases:

  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 9:30 p.m. ET on Monday: 137,210,989 — Total deaths: 2,956,546 — Total recoveries: 78,171,368 (no longer includes U.S. recoveries as of Dec. 15) Map

  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 9:30 p.m. ET on Monday: 31,343,887 — Total deaths: 563,426 — Total tests: 408,992,581Map

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Editor's note: Johns Hopkins University stopped reporting U.S. COVID-19 recoveries on its dashboard on Dec. 15, citing a Coronavirus Tracking Project post that explained the national data is incomplete since several states do not keep records of recovered patients.

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