Morning news brief: Biden unveils new COVID plan, Tokyo Olympics controversy, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 22, 2021, 08.57 AM(IST)

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The current US President Joe Biden has taken charge of the White House and as one of his first actions, he declared coronavirus in the US as a national emergency and warned Americans that the coronavirus death toll could climb to half a million next month while unveiling new plans to fight the virus. Meanwhile, reports are claiming the Tokyo Olympics may be cancelled again due to surge in coronavirus cases. However, the Japan government has issued a clarification.

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