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  • Today we mark a truly grim, heartbreaking milestone.

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  • President Joe Biden commemorated the deaths of 500,000 Americans from Cove in 19 at the White House on Monday, just over a year since the coronavirus pandemic claimed its first known victim in the country.

  • As a nation, we can't accept such a cruel fate.

  • Biden also called on Americans to remain vigilant, continue wearing masks and set aside partisan differences and fight the pandemic.

  • Together we must end.

  • The politics of misinformation is divided families.

  • Communities in the country has cost too many lives already.

  • In an interview with Reuters on Monday, Biden's top adviser on Cupid 19, Dr Anthony Fauci, said political divisiveness contributed significantly to the stunning death toll.

  • There's red states and blue states that you know are almost, um, hostile to each other in some respects because of political differences.

  • I think that's the worst possible ingredients to be able to address a now outbreak oven infection that even under the best of circumstances, would be a formidable challenge.

  • About 19% of total global coronavirus deaths have occurred in the United States and outsized figure given that the nation accounts for just 4% of the world's population.

  • Bells tolled at the National Cathedral in Washington toe honor.

  • The lives lost, ringing 500 times to symbolize the 500,000 deaths.

  • Biden also ordered that all flags on federal properties and military facilities be lowered to half staff for the next five days.

  • After his speech, Biden Vice President Kamala Harris and their spouses stood silently as amazing Grace was played okay.

Today we mark a truly grim, heartbreaking milestone.

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Biden mourns 500,000 Americans who died of COVID-19

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/25
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