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The Biden Administration is already preparing the rollout of vaccines for children(Flickr).
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FDA and CDC approve Covid-19 shots for children

For months, many Americans have been awaiting the federal government’s recommendations when it comes to vaccinating their children for Covid-19. On Oct. 29, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer Vaccine for children ages five to eleven. With the pandemic raging for about 18 months in the United States, a panel of experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has voted on the FDA’s decision on Nov. 2. They concurred with the FDA, making children officially able to take the Pfizer Vaccine. 

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Representing billions of people, the annual meeting is a platform where leaders can publicize the agendas and future plans of their countries(Flickr).
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An Uncertain Future: Joe Biden and Xi Jinping Address the United Nations

On Sept. 21, the leaders of all 193 United Nations member states convened in New York City to address the organization’s 76th General Assembly. The yearly gathering resumed this fall for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Representing billions of people, the annual meeting is a platform where leaders can publicize the agendas and future plans of their countries.  

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The international community is scattered when it comes to economically supporting the new Taliban government(Flikr).
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Taliban forms government similar to one 25 years ago

 On Aug. 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Kabul, shocking the international community. With the United States pulling out and Afghan officials fleeing the country, the Taliban have been tasked with creating a new government in Afghanistan. For weeks, the world has been waiting for what this new regime will look like. Now, the Taliban have begun constructing their cabinet and enacting policies. 

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The move comes amid growing concerns about the Delta variant of Covid-19, with the President harshly condemning the unvaccinated minority(Flickr).
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Biden announces vaccine requirement

On September 9th, President Biden announced a new vaccine requirement for all federal employees and contractors according to AP. The move comes amid growing concerns about the Delta variant of Covid-19, with the President harshly condemning the unvaccinated minority.  

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For the first time in 39 years, Social Security’s costs will exceed its total income and will have to rely on its savings to pay benefits(Flickr).
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Social Security to deplete sooner due to Covid-19 recession

 According to a report by the Social Security and Medicare trustees, the Covid-19 recession has led to Social Security’s predicted insolvency being moved up one year to 2034 from last year’s estimate of 2035. The Social Security disability fund is also now predicted to run dry in 2057, eight years sooner than previously expected. Medicare has been unaffected, retaining its depletion deadline of 2026. 

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