Biden receives Covid-19 vaccine live on TV
22 December 2020 | 4:35 pm
US President-elect Joe Biden receives a Covid-19 vaccine live on television in a campaign to boost Americans' confidence in the jabs -- and in marked contrast to President Donald Trump's mixed messaging.
US President Joe Biden's claim in a TV interview that "the pandemic is over" has triggered a sell-off, wiping over $10 billion off the market value of the main Covid-19 vaccine makers. Investors are worried about public apathy towards Covid and the resulting impact on demand for vaccines and boosters.
US President Joe Biden accused Russia of violating the core tenets of membership of the UN by starting an "unprovoked war" Ukraine. He also warned Moscow about "irresponsible" threats to use nuclear weapons.
The US president is planning to visit Florida after it was hit by what is feared to have been one of the deadliest hurricanes in the state's history. New warnings have been issued as the storm moves north.
US President Joe Biden, while on a visit to hard-hit Florida, said reconstruction efforts could take months or even years. He promised to continue federal support "after the television cameras have moved on."
Biden said in a speech that Pakistan has "nuclear weapons without any cohesion." Pakistan's foreign minister then issued a formal summons, known as a demarche, to the US ambassador.
The US president said he disagreed with Liz Truss' now-abandoned plan to fight inflation with tax cuts. The embattled UK leader is now scrambling to present a new budget with the help of her new finance minister.
Amid rising cholera outbreaks and global vaccine shortages worldwide, the WHO has announced a temporary shift by recommending one dose instead of the standard two-dose regimen.
Kenya is the latest nation to report cholera as Africa sees a spike in cases, especially in flood-hit Nigeria and Cameroon. This comes as WHO cut vaccine doses because of a supply shortage.
The two leaders discussed Russia's invasion of Ukraine and means to "address the challenges posed by China." Biden had earlier called Sunak's appointment a "pretty astounding, a groundbreaking milestone."
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