Coronavirus updates: NY sets emergency hospital measures; U.S. air travel reaches 1.2 million

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Moderna is set to file Monday for emergency use authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine, which new data shows to be more than 94% effective. The filing follows Pfizer's emergency use request on Nov. 20 and means Moderna's drug could be shipped out to Americans in a matter of weeks. Moderna's vaccine doesn't require storage temperatures as cold as Pfizer's, easing supply-chain complications.

Here are some of the biggest developments Monday:

Moderna CEO: Most exciting vaccine data is protection from severe Covid-19

The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:

  • Global cases: More than 62.84 million 
  • Global deaths: At least 1.46 million
  • U.S. cases: More than 13.38 million
  • U.S. deaths: At least 266,887