The event is scheduled to be held at the White House at 6:15 pm Eastern Time. There will also be first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff (Doug Emhoff). )participate. Biden will speak on the lost lives before the ceremony.
The ceremony emphasized the compassionate message Biden has been trying to bring to the US coronavirus response since taking office last month, which runs counter to his predecessor. On Friday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated that the government is making plans so that the president can use his “own voice and platform to take a moment to remember those who lost their lives and are still suffering. family”
Biden said at an event in January: “To heal, we must remember.” Harris also gave a brief speech at the memorial hall and pointed out: “We have been sad for ourselves for many years.
Trump said at the time: “They are dying. It’s true. And you-that’s it.” “But that doesn’t mean we didn’t do our best. It is under your control.”
Dr. Bala Hota, an infectious disease expert at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, said: “This is a race to get the vaccine broadly and fast enough to get there so that the spread is eliminated. More opportunities for strains.” “We are not out of the predicament yet.”
This story has been updated with other information on Sunday.