Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
Adar Poonawalla warns not enough vaccines will be available for everyone in the world until the end of 2024 at the earliest. For India, this is especially bad news given rising cases and deaths, and lack of planning and infra to distribute the vaccine. https://t.co/jSPLHVHO9s— Rupa Subramanya (@rupasubramanya) September 14, 2020
Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, says that not enough COVID-19 vaccines will be available to inoculate the global population until at least the end of 2024. Poonawalla said that pharmaceutical companies are not increasing production capacity quickly enough to vaccinate everyone faster.
Somehow I was able to start a new video right away. You see my phone clatter to the ground and I start shouting “I’m a reporter...I’m with KPCC.” I scream for help from the TV reporters I know are around the corner doing their 11 p.m. live hits pic.twitter.com/O9CZNuSrQI— Josie Huang (@josie_huang) September 13, 2020
KPCC reporter Josie Huang was arrested in Lynwood in LA on Saturday night while covering the shooting of two police officers. Huang said she was "arrested and charged with obstructing a [police] officer after videotaping their interactions with protesters." She shared her account of what happened that night, with cell phone recordings to back it up. Although she can be heard identifying herself as a reporter for KPCC and screaming for help in the recordings, police said Huang “ignored repeated commands to stay back” and “did not identify herself as press.”
Protesters out in the intersection of West Chestnut Street and North Prince in Lancaster city in response to police involved shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon. @LancasterOnline pic.twitter.com/sstzzefznf— Blaine Shahan (@BlaineShahanLNP) September 14, 2020
Authorities said the man was fired upon by officers on Sunday in Lancaster, Pennsylvania after he ran “towards the officer, brandishing a knife above his head, in clear view, in a threatening manner.” Police released bodycam footage of the shooting and the officer involved has been placed on leave.
On Day 1 of the Indian #Parliament reconvening, several lawmakers test positive. #COVID19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate in India, hovering precariously close to the 100,000 daily mark https://t.co/KOqtnjTV4d— Arunoday Mukharji (@ArunodayM) September 14, 2020
A total of 17 MPs in India have tested positive for COVID-19 after compulsory tests were carried out before parliament reconvened.
Conor McGregor, an MMA fighter, has reportedly been arrested in Corsica for attempted sexual assault and exhibition. Reports say that he has been released without further prosecution, but the results of testing could change the situation.