Russia announces its COVID-19 vaccine

Health experts question the testing and safety of the country’s claim.
1:28 | 08/11/20

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We turn now to ABC's Kyra Phillips in Washington with the latest headlines for us. Good afternoon, Kyra. Good afternoon, Amy. We begin here today with the new development in the race for a coronavirus vaccine. Russia announcing it is the first country in the world to register a covid-19 vaccine, saying, it will start using it on key workers like teachers and medical personnel first, but health experts around the world still pointing out that this vaccine lacks critical phase three data and that the trial has been too small. New concerns here at home about children and the coronavirus. The American academy of pediatrics reporting that child cases have jumped 90% over the past month. While the state of California is reporting an increase of 150% among kids and teenagers and that's according to the L.A. Times. And a simply spectacular sight at a national park, south of Sydney, Australia. Check this out -- high winds and torrential rain resulting in a reverse waterfall, the winds topping 40 miles per hour, actually blowing the waterfalls backward. Amy, not just one, two reverse waterfalls were captured there, and those winds pushing that water up into the air on the new south Wales coastline. Mother nature creating another beautiful sight. It's so 2020. Of course, we have reverse waterfalls in this year. Par for the course and beautiful at the same time. Thank you, Kyra. You bet.

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