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Biden ends COVID national emergency with resolution

A nursing student administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. (John Locher/AP)
A nursing student administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. (John Locher/AP)

President Biden has signed a resolution formally ending the coronavirus national emergency. Former President Donald Trump enacted the emergency in March 2020. Since then, the coronavirus killed more than 1 million people in the U.S.

With the emergency ending, a number of programs are winding down. Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Dan Diamond, national health reporter for The Washington Post.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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