Biden: "The corona pandemic is over"

uS President Joe Biden has declared the corona pandemic over. "The pandemic is over, but we still have a problem with Covid," Biden said in a TV interview broadcast on Sunday evening (local time). The interview was recorded on Thursday - including when Biden visited the auto show in Detroit, Michigan.

“As you can see, nobody wears a mask here. Everyone seems to be in pretty good shape. So I believe the situation is changing and I think this is a perfect example of that."

The US President was upbeat in July corona been tested and treated with the Covid drug Paxlovid. At the end of August, his wife Jill contracted the virus and was also treated with the drug.

In the USA, around 390 people die every day on a seven-day average as a result of Covid 19 disease. US authorities recently approved two corona vaccines adapted to the omicron variant. The two preparations are so-called bivalent mRNA vaccines from the companies Biontech/Pfizer and Moderna.

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