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The 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 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.
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