5 Things To Know In America and The World This February 16th,2021

Every day, we send out a one-page memo summarizing the 5 top trending news in America and the world. In today’s highlights, Vladimir, Coronavirus vaccine, CDC, winter storm, President Joe Biden.

Coronavirus

1.Seven variants of the COVID-19 virus have been detected in the U.S. according to a study, published Sunday on MedRxiv.org,

2. Guinea is tracking down people who potentially had contact with Ebola patients and will rush vaccines to the affected area as soon as possible following at least three deaths from the disease, Health Minister Remy Lamah said on Monday

3. UK covid-19 variant could be dominant in The U.S. by march according to the CDC director.

4. City A top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has reportedly apologized in private to Democratic lawmakers for withholding the state’s nursing home death toll from the coronavirus, saying they feared the startling real figures would be “used against us.”

5. Daily new coronavirus cases tipped back over 100,000 on Thursday

Politics

1. Republican Party’s central committee around the country votes or are planning to sanction most republicans that voted to convict former President Trump on Saturday.

2. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that Congress will establish an independent, Sept. 11-style commission to look into the deadly insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol.

3.Historic winter storm, heavy snow, freezing rain, and Arctic temperatures affected the U.S. on Monday.

4. Joe Biden’s stimulus package is gaining traction among GOP leaders.

5. Mardi Gras is canceled in New Orleans.

Business

1. Parler, the social media network is back in light of the Jan. 6 Capital siege.

2. Bitcoin surged more than 5% to an all-time high of $49,716 Sunday afternoon, according to data from industry website CoinDesk

3. President Biden and key members of the Senate are laying down the groundwork for the infrastructure bill.

4. U.S. President Joe Biden pushed for the first major legislative achievement of his term on Friday with Governors and mayors.

5. Russia hasn’t ruled out the idea of President Vladimir Putin talking to Tesla billionaire Elon Musk on social media app Clubhouse, according to multiple media reports

World

1. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said that it has approved two versions of a vaccine produced by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford and would begin distributing them through the WHO’s COVAX program.

2. The World Health Organization on Friday confirmed the third case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as health officials race to vaccinate residents and contain the potential outbreak.

3. The UK hit with the largest economic decline in history.

4. Guinea is tracking down people who potentially had contact with Ebola patients and will rush vaccines to the affected area as soon as possible following at least three deaths from the disease, Health Minister Remy Lamah said on Monday.

5. Melbourne starts five-day virus lockdown, no spectators at Australian Open

Video from the web

Winter storm leaves historic snow, dangerous ice, record low temperatures across the U.S.

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  • 02/16/2021

    The whole thing is complicated
    and inspirational.
    Thanks for the update information.

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