Quiz: The World This Week – November 15, 2020


Among this week’s major news stories: California becomes the second state, following Texas, to record a total of one million coronavirus cases. Pfizer, a pharmaceutical company, recently announced a promising vaccine amid consistent increases in daily U.S. case counts this week. Photo: duncan c on Flickr.

Emily Han, Online Editor

Quiz yourself on COVID-19 this week, violence in Ethiopia and other topics.


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