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In 19 cases continue to surge across the United States. Hospitalizations have topped 90,000 for the first time for million new cases were recorded in November, double the record set in October, bringing the U. S death toll to 267,000. Among the dead are over 100,000 residents and staffers nursing homes in nine states. More than one in 1000 people have died of Corona virus related causes since March. Experts are warning the worst is yet to come. And the U. S. Could see some 4000 deaths per day this winter. Host Thanksgiving holiday travel could also lead to what the government's leading infectious disease expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, called AH superimposed surges. Health officials urge any travelers to get tested and take all necessary precautions to limit the spread of covert 19 in medical news. Biotech company Moderna is applying for emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration today, the second vaccine maker after Fizer, and buy in tech to do so. But his drug companies rush to get Corona virus vaccines approved and on the market. Doctors and public health experts warn the distribution of covert 19 vaccines and poorer rural parts of the country will be a major challenge do both to logistical hurdles and mistrust of the medical industry. In legal news, the Supreme Court sided with New York religious groups. We're challenging coronavirus restrictions on gatherings. Joe Biden has named the first ever all women White House communications team. Jen Psaki, president Obama's former communications director, will serve his White House press secretary Grain Jon Pierre, formerly with the political organizing group. Move on will be principal Deputy Press secretary Kate Bedingfield, Biden's campaign communications director will move on to become the White House communications director, Pili Tobar, who previously worked for the immigration reform. Group, America's voice will serve as deputy White House communications director on Vice President Khama Harris's team. Biden's former campaign advisers, Symone Sanders and Ashley A. 10 will become chief spokesperson in Harris's communications director, respectively. Right, is also expected to nominate two women of color to key economic positions. Cecilia Rouse, who's African American of Princeton, Labor economist to chair the Council of Economic Advisors, and Neera Tanden, head of the Center for American Progress, is director of the Office of Management and Budget. Tandon would be the first woman of color and first South Asian woman in the role. Many progressives object to her playing a role in the incoming administration, citing her organization's cozy relationship with corporate funders, her record of antagonizing an undermining progressive Democrats and her hawkish foreign policy positions. Meanwhile, to alums from the world's largest asset manager, Black Rock will hold key economic positions. Ryan Diese, current executive at the investment giant will be Biden's pick for the National Economic Council on Gwalia, GMO, senior international economic adviser under Obama will act as Janet Yellen's top deputy at the Treasury Department. Climate activists have condemned the pics due to black rocks funding of fossil fuel companies, among other issues. Joe Biden is currently recovering from fracturing his foot this weekend while playing with his dog. President Trump's efforts to overturn the election results appear to be exhausted as he faced a string of defeats over the weekend lawsuits and Pennsylvania were rejected both by the state Supreme Court and a federal appeals court and a recount in too liberal Wisconsin counties ordered by the Trump campaign cemented Biden's victory there. Trump said. For the first time, he'll leave office if the electoral college votes for Joe Biden, even his Trump refuses to concede the election, which Biden won both the electoral college and popular votes by wide margins. Trump was questioned by reporters Thursday over his refusal to concede, including by Reuters. White House response reporter Jeff Mason. Trump then attacked. Between you people.