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Biden gets coronavirus vaccine as U.S. inoculation effort mounts By Reuters

Biden gets coronavirus vaccine as U.S. inoculation effort mounts By Reuters
Biden gets coronavirus vaccine as U.S. inoculation effort mounts

David Kamin, an official in former President Barack Obama's White House, will be NEC deputy director, and Bharat Ramamurti, a former top economic adviser to Senator Elizabeth Warren's 2020 presidential campaign, will serve as NEC deputy director for Financial Reform and Consumer Protection, Biden's team said in a statement.Much of the fate of Biden's White House agenda will hinge on the outcome of a pair of Senate runoff elections in Georgia on Jan.Asked by one journalist whether there were plans to "fumigate" the White House over virus concerns before the Biden administration moved in, Harris said: "I don't have the current status for that." Trump was briefly hospitalized in October with COVID-19, and many of his advisers and White House staff have also contracted the virus.

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and White House adviser, was also set to campaign in Georgia for Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler.Biden has said he would make the fight against the coronavirus, which has killed more than 315,000 Americans and infected more than 17.

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