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- Johnson & Johnson Shipping 3.9 Million Doses of Covid-19 VaccineJohnson & Johnson is now shipping 3.9 million doses of its covid-19 vaccine, with a delivery as soon as tomorrow. The CDC director has said that loosening covid restrictions amid new covid variants could cost us the "hard earned ground we have gained." Teachers in 31 states and DC are now eligible for the covid-19 vaccination.
Dr. Anthony Fauci has that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is 72 percent effective against moderate to severe covid-19 cases. Fauci also says that the Johnson & Johnson ...Show morecovid-19 vaccine gives good protection against the new covid-19 variants. Johnson & Johnson is planning covid-19 vaccine trials on infants and pregnant women.
President Joe Biden met with democrat senators to pitch his covid relief bill. The senate is likely to move this week on the $1.9 trillion covid-19 relief bill without the minimum wage hike. Progressives are pressing Vice President Kamala Harris to ignore the senate ruling on the wage hike. Biden also held a virtual meeting with the Mexican president.
Former President Donald Trump is peddled election lies during his first post-presidency speech and unleashes enemies list of republicans who voted against him.
The White House is facing backlash for not sanctioning the Saudi crown prince over his role in the Khashoggi murder.Mar 2, 2021
- FDA Panel Recommends Authorizing Johnson & Johnson VaccineThe House is expected to vote on the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill after the Senate rules that $15 minimum wage mandate can't be included. U.S. Capitol security review calls for adding 1,000 police officers and building long-term walls. Trump to make first post-White House appearance at CPAC on Sunday.Feb 26, 2021
- FDA Allows More Flexible Storage, Transportation Conditions for Pfizer-Biontech Covid-19 VaccineCapitol police Chief warns militia groups want to “blow up the capitol” when Biden addresses Congress. Biden: We have “a long way to go” against Covid. Biden marks 50 million Covid-19 vaccines given on his watch. Researchers find worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City. Biden calls Saudi King before expected release of Khashoggi report.Feb 26, 2021
- White House Announces Pandemic National Emergency ExtendedThe White House has announced that the pandemic national emergency has been extended into its second year. The FDA said that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine meets the requirements for the emergency use authorization. According to the White House, three to four million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is to be allocated by next week if it gets authorized by the FDA. Moderna has updated its covid-19 vaccine designs to combat the South America coronavirus variant.
The White House is sending...Show more 25 million free masks to community centers and food banks.
According to Dr. Fauci, a study shows that some people had symptoms of covid 9 months after covid.
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order concerning the economy. Biden says that the cabinet delays are due to "failure to have a transition that was rational." Biden's White House battles the GOP opposition on the covid relief package, ahead of the house vote on Friday.
The White House voices support for Neera Tanden for OMB role, despite shrinking path to confirmation.
GOP's Johnson says that there are no regrets for reading a conspiracy theory during a senate hearing about the Capitol riot. Democrats and the GOP are at odds over the commission to investigate the Capitol riot.Feb 25, 2021
- Tiger Woods Taken To The Hospital In Serious Condition After Car WreckTiger Woods taken to the hospital in serious condition, reportedly in surgery for leg injuries after car flipped; Los Angeles Sheriff's official says Woods injuries are "non-life threatening" Golf Digest: Tiger Wood's suffered multiple leg injuries, in surgery following accident.Feb 24, 2021
- United States Surpasses 500,00 Coronavirus DeathsUnited States surpasses 500,00 coronavirus deaths; Soon: Biden marks 500,000 United States COVID deaths with white house candle lighting ceremony and silence; Biden attorney General nominee wraps day one of confirmation hearing; Merrick Garland testifies "I am not the presidents lawyer"; Biden's COVID-19 relief bill passes key hurdle in house; full floor vote expected later this week;Feb 23, 2021
- At Least 50 Deaths Across 9 States Due To Winter StormsTexans facing another night of record cold as the death toll climbs to at least 50 and a water crisis affects 14.9 million people. Texas Governor pledges to ensure power crisis "never happens again". Biden: "I believe we'll be approaching normalcy by the end of this year... but I can't make that commitment to you." House Democrats unveil $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill with minimum wage increase.Feb 19, 2021
- Texas Governor Signs Major Disaster Declaration, Awaiting Biden’s ApprovalGov. Abbott (Texas) reports that power has been restored to 2 million homes, and that 325,000 are still in the dark. 100 million people are in the path of a deadly winter storm system. President Biden is set to announce $2 billion for a global vaccine program that was snubbed by President Trump. The White House unveils a sweeping immigration reform bill that includes an 8-year path to citizenship for millions. Democrats fight over minimum wage as the House nears a vote on Covid relief. Winter we...Show moreather is causing delays in vaccine shipments and deliveries. NASA’s “Perserverance” rover lands on Mars in a major step towards the search for signs of life.Feb 19, 2021
- New Study Suggests Pfizer Vaccine is Effective Against South African VariantPresident Biden seeks to clarify his stance on vaccinations for teachers and reopening schools after shifting messages. He also promises 600 million Covid vaccine doses by July. A source says the House will move on Biden’s stimulus package next week. Trump repeats the baseless claim that he won election during remarks about the death of Rush Limbaugh. A source said Mitch McConnell laughed at Trump’s attack on him, he has no plans to respond. A dangerous freeze grips the central U.S. as millions ...Show morelose power.Feb 18, 2021
- Soon: Biden To Pitch Pandemic Relief Plan Directly To Public In CNN Town HallSoon: Biden to pitch pandemic relief plan directly to public In CNN Town Hall; Leading house democrats NAACP sue Trump for conspiracy to incite United States capitol riot; Moderate and Progressive democrats divided over stimulus checks, extended unemployment benefits, $15 federal minimum wage; Biden administration federal moratorium on home foreclosures, expands assistance for people behind on their mortgage.Feb 17, 2021