We lost 2,403 at Pearl Harbor and went to war.
For the first time in the course of the coronavirus pandemic, the United States reported more than 3,100 deaths in a single day, according to a Washington Post analysis. With overtaxed intensive care units running out of beds in many parts of the country, there was also a record number of those hospitalized with covid-19 at 106,000 on Wednesday.
The pandemic’s new heights in the United States came as Britain began to distribute the Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose coronavirus vaccine, which Canada approved Wednesday. An advisory panel will meet Thursday to decide whether to recommend the Food and Drug Administration approve the vaccine in the United States.
Meanwhile, Trump spent his day playing with a dreidel and claiming he really won. Honest.