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Because of the Christmas holiday, it has been nearly a week since local health departments have reported updated COVID-19 case numbers, and the virus has claimed the lives of six Twin Counties residents during the interim.

The good news is that the COVID-19 vaccine has arrived at Nash UNC Health Care; the bad news is that it came too late for the 249 Twin Counties residents who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since Wednesday.

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel will begin rolling out a major coronavirus vaccination campaign next week after the prime minister reached out personally to the head of a major drug company. Millions of Palestinians living under Israeli control will have to wait much longer.

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Seeing Santa is for many families a holiday tradition that goes back generations. It’s the annual snapshot that year-after-year marks the passage of time, and a reminder that children believe in magic, and that a jolly bearded man can make their wishes come true.

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French President Emmanuel Macron is the latest world leader to test positive for COVID-19, joining a growing list of others just as inoculation drives against the illness are beginning in a number of countries.