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Your Morning Bullets Brief Updates are here! And that means trivia is, too.
On this day in history, Pearl Harbor was attacked.
When the stock market reopened the following day, December 8, how much did the Dow Jones Industrial Average fall?
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The Dow this morning was poised for over 100 points in losses–a departure from Friday’s record highs, which occurred despite the skyrocketing virus cases and the disappointing November jobs report.
A new bipartisan stimulus package is slated for release today, and it looks like it will get support from both President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
The CDC is imploring Americans to wear masks as the seven-day average of new cases is approaching 200,0000 a day. At the same time, two areas in California had to shut down when their ICUs had less than 15% capacity left.
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As over 2,000 Americans lose their lives to the virus each day, the coordinator of the White House response warned what these staggering numbers mean for this country.
“This is not just the worst public health event. This is the worst event that this country will face, not just from a public health side,” Deborah Birx said.
Hospitals are becoming overburdened, and Nebraska Medicine Health System’s CEO James Linder went so far as to say that, “some [hospitals] may have broken.”
Birx implored Americans to be more cautious ahead of the holidays:
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