LIVE: President Biden speaks on Covid-19 response and vaccination program — 6/18/21

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    President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Covid-19 response and vaccination program on Friday.

    Delta, the highly contagious Covid-19 variant first identified in India, is becoming the dominant variant of the disease worldwide, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist said Friday.

    That’s because of its “significantly increased transmissibility,” WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan said during a news conference at the agency’s Geneva headquarters. It now makes up 10% of all new cases in the United States, up from 6% last week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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