Scarce early vaccine supply should go to health workers, nursing homes: U.S. health advisers

By Julie Steenhuysen and Manojna Maddipatla



a close up of a tool: FILE PHOTO: The word "COVID-19" is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration


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FILE PHOTO: The word “COVID-19” is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A panel of advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday voted 13-to-1 to recommend that healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities should be first in line to receive initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines when they become available.

The vote occurred at an emergency meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which has been meeting for months to study and recommend who in the United States should get the first scarce doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

There are an estimated 21 million healthcare workers and an additional 3 million nursing home residents in the United States.

Although panel members universally endorsed the recommendation to include frontline healthcare workers in the initial allocation,

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Real History by Jeff LaHurd: Sarasota’s early housing developments

Jeff LaHurd
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McClellan Park: ‘Sarasota’s Garden Spot’

McClellan Park is an early forerunner of today’s modern housing developments. Platted by Katherine Elizabeth McClellan of Massachusetts and marketed by her and her sister, Daisietta “Miss Daisy” McClellan. The development occupied a 56-acre tract complete with bay views, a clubhouse, a private yacht basin and social amenities.

These daughters of a wealthy physician were world travelers before Katherine discovered Sarasota in 1903. Miss Daisy and their mother followed a few years later, searching, as had so many others, for the salubrious climate that Sarasota promised.

In those long-ago days, Sarasota Bay was in clear sight from everywhere in McClellan Park. Katherine, an accomplished photographer with an artist’s eye for beauty, put together a sales brochure showcasing the superlative water views. She christened their development “Sarasota’s Garden Spot” and, in March 1916, offered lots for $800 to $2,500, with such amenities

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Amazon Black Friday 2020: best early deals, dates, & FAQ

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  • Amazon’s early Black Friday sale is already underway, but the best deals await those who shop on November 27.
  • Historically, Amazon offers huge discounts on electronics, home goods, fashion, and more. This year is unlikely to be an exception.
  • Read Insider Reviews’ Black Friday 2020 deals and Cyber Monday 2020 deals coverage for more savings.

Amazon Prime Day might still be fresh in your memory, but next week,

Black Friday
will be here. Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) are the best days of the year to shop for TVs, kitchen appliances, smart home devices, and fashion, and Amazon is one of the most convenient places to shop, especially for Prime subscribers.

Although Black Friday officially starts the day after Thanksgiving, Amazon has already released several early deals. 

Shoppers can expect thousands of deals

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Condo sellers flipping the calendar early

Condominiums, which have seen a dip in price, and office towers in downtown Toronto, seen from the 15th floor of The Globe and Mail Centre, on Nov. 9, 2020.

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As the Toronto-area real estate market cools in November, some sellers of downtown condos are already thinking about the spring of 2021.

Christopher Bibby, real estate agent with Re/Max Hallmark Bibby Group Realty Ltd., says owners sometimes become weary of having their condo unit ready to show at a moment’s notice. They’re taking some down time with plans to relist early next year.

Mr. Bibby has done “lots of damage control and hand-holding” since the COVID-19 pandemic prompted governments to impose emergency health measures in March.

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Deals have been scuttled, sellers have gotten cold feet and buyers have been hesitant at times. But, for the most part, condo owners are undaunted.

“There

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Jeep Unveils New Wrangler Rubicon 392 for Sale in Early 2021

Jeep  (FCAU) – Get Report unveiled on Tuesday the Wrangler Rubicon 392 which is set to go on sale in early 2021, according to media reports.

The car comes with a 470-horsepower V8 engine that can go to 60 miles an hour in 4.5 seconds, making it the strongest and the quickest Wrangler the company ever produced, according to CNN.

The basic Wrangler design was modified to fit a bigger engine. Wrangler Rubicon 392 is two inches higher off the ground than the original design, which allows better road performance when driving up steeper slopes and going through 2.7 feet of water.

The new car model has a bulging air scoop in the hood designed to allow air to get into the engine, providing full engine power even if its scoop is clogged with mud or snow.

The V8 engine also saves gas by using the cylinder deactivation

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GameStop Early Black Friday Sale Discounts Big Switch Games

GameStop is launching a Black Friday countdown sale, which includes discounts on games and PC hardware. Most notably, the sale features savings on several first-party Nintendo Switch games — the latest in a string of Black Friday deals we’ve seen this week.

On Saturday, November 14, Switch owners can grab several games for $40. The list of discounted games includes:

  • New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  • Splatoon 2
  • Super Mario Maker 2
  • Yoshi’s Crafted World
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3
  • Mario Tennis Aces

Absent from the list are major 2020 titles like Animal Crossing: New Horizons or Paper Mario: The Origami King, which won’t be available for sale on Black Friday either.

While the Switch games are on sale for one day only, customers can grab an array of deals from November 14 to November 18. Borderlands 3, Fast &

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Home Depot’s early Black Friday sale is on: See all the best deals available now

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

For many major retailers this year, the period leading up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday has become one long, drawn-out sale filled with Black Friday discounts. And a lot of the deals will coast on through the holidays and beyond, so any gifts you didn’t get during the holidays, you can reward yourself with later (as has been the trend in recent years). Home Depot is one major retailer that’s liberally redefining the term “Black Friday”: The retail giant’s Black Friday sale kicked off yesterday, Nov. 6, and will run through Dec. 2.

If you’re looking to beat holiday shopping crowds and want exclusive early access to sales items, Home Depot’s month-long sales event features Black Friday savings on power

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Home Depot’s early Black Friday sale is on: See all the best deals

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

For a lot of retailers this year, the period leading up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday has become one long, drawn-out sale of Black Friday deals. And a lot of the deals will coast on through the holiday season and into the new year, so any gifts you didn’t get during the holidays, you can reward yourself with later (as has been the trend in recent years). Home Depot is one major retailer that is liberally redefining the word “Friday”: The retail giant’s Black Friday sale kicked off yesterday, Nov. 6, and will run through Dec. 2.

If you’re looking to beat holiday shopping crowds and want exclusive early access to sales items, Home Depot’s month-long sales event features Black

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Home Depot’s early Black Friday sale is here: See all the best deals

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

For a lot of retailers this year, the period leading up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday has become one long, drawn-out sale. And a lot of the deals will coast on through the new year, so any gifts you didn’t get during the holidays, you can reward yourself with later. Home Depot is one of the retailers that’s liberally redefining the word “Friday”: The retail giant’s Black Friday sale kicked off today, Nov. 6, and will run through Dec. 2.

Home Depot’s month-long sales event features exclusive deals on tools, kitchen appliances, vacuums, grills, electronics, furniture and interiors, and more. You can also save on holiday decorations, including trees and inflatables, too. 

Below, we’ve rounded up all the best deals

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Black Friday 2020: The best early deals available now and coming soon

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

The calendar doesn’t read Nov. 27, which is when Black Friday 2020 officially arrives, but there’s plenty of Black Friday activity happening right now:

A lot of these prices represent historic lows, so inventory is likely to go quickly. In other words, do not wait for Black Friday if you spot something you want.

Below we’ve rounded up some favorites from the current early-deal pool. Check back often for updates!

Best early Black Friday deals available now

Eufy

You don’t have to spend hundreds to add some automation to your house cleaning. The Eufy RoboVac 25C can be controlled via a mobile app or by voice with Alexa and Google Home. It is smart enough

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