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COVID-19 deaths double in past 2 weeks, averaging 900 a day

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The FDA is reportedly on the verge of formally approving the Pfizer vaccine, a move medical professionals hope will encourage unvaccinated Americans to get their shots. This comes as deaths related to COVID-19 have doubled in the last two weeks, averaging more than 900 per day. NBC’s Vaughn Hillyard reports for Weekend TODAY from the Gulf Coast where a majority of residents are not vaccinated.