“Ons wil al daardie honderde duisende mense verwelkom, maar almal moet ingeënt word,” Burgemeester Bill de Blasio gesê.
LÊER – In hierdie Jan. 1, 2017 lêerfoto, revelers celebrate the new year as confetti flies over New York’s Times Square. Year after year, people watching New York City’s New Year’s Eve celebration are told by city dignitaries and TV personalities that they are watching a million people gathered in Times Square. The AP asks experts whether it is actually possible to fit that many people into the viewing areas. (AP Foto/Mary Altaffer, lêer)