France's lockdown will be lifted on Dec 15 - but bars and restaurants will stay closed for Christmas
The mix, developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, is to be given to people who have the infection and are at high risk.
The US is averaging 165,000 new virus cases per day, up over 70% in two weeks, according to Johns Hopkins University. Hospitalisations, deaths and the testing positivity rate are also up sharply as the nation approaches Thanksgiving.
Dr Jeffrey Lazarus was speaking to Euronews after a third vaccine claimed to have had success at fighting COVID-19 in trials.
The countdown to Christmas is underway in European capitals Brussels and Paris.
The ancient and emblematic Rastro market opened its doors again on Sunday after an eight-month coronavirus-related shutdown.
Korea’s capability to control the COVID-19 pandemic has been widely praised. South Korea’s fast turnaround on testing and analysis followed by immediate quarantine and treatment for confirmed cases was regarded as one of the best responses by countries around the world.
Serbia is currently facing the worst health crisis since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Demonstrators in Germany protesting coronavirus restrictions have compared themselves to resistance fighter Sophie Scholl and diarist Anne Frank, both killed by the Nazis.
World leaders at the first virtual G20 summit, hosted this year by Saudi Arabia, called for COVID-19 vaccines for all countries and globally coordinated response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce changes to the existing tiered system, putting some parts of England under tighter restrictions after the national lockdown ends on December 2.