President Biden, foreseeing milestone of one million American lives lost due to Covid-19, said in Official statement on Thursday that the United States must remain committed to fighting a virus that is “forever changed” the country.
“We have to remain vigilant against this pandemic and do everything we can to save as many lives as possible, like ours with more testing, vaccines and treatments than ever before,” he said. “His critical that Congress maintain these resources in coming months.”
Statement came hours before Mr. Biden convened his second Injection Focused Covid-19 Summit new urgency in global response to the coronavirus. At the summit, Mr. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, who represented the USA in opening session with world leaders, used the gathering to celebrate the coming milestone.
Mr. Biden also issued a proclamation on Thursday ordering flags in the White House and all federal buildings to be flown half-staff up to next Monday to celebrate one million deaths.
As of Wednesday, federal centers for This is reported by “Disease Control and Prevention”. more more than 995,000 coronavirus deaths in United States; the New York Times database put this figure at more than 997,000. But with heads of state, leaders of charities and drug manufacturers visiting virtual gathering, Mr. Biden was ready to celebrate the moment ahead.
Well in the third yearCovid-19 pandemic became the third leading cause of death among Americans behind only heart disease and cancer. His loss extended deep into life of families throughout the United States. Approximately 250,000 children lost parents or Covid-19 caregivers; of those almost 200,000 lost one or both parents.
Pandemic also determined the Biden presidency. Mr Biden has entered office promises to defeat Covid-19, but hopes of achieving “herd immunity” through a combination of vaccination and irradiation way to the dramatic realization that the protective properties of vaccines power against the infection may subside and this new options made reinfection more common. Political divisions have derailed mandates for masks and vaccines.
Thursday’s meeting was an attempt by the President to put Covid-19 back on radar screen, both in USA and around the world. The White House appealed to Congress for $22.5 billion in new emergency assistance for coronavirus, but the request is on hold on Capitol Hill as a compromise proposal for 10 billion dollars in to help.