Alicia Diaz is a multimedia journalist who previously covered business at Medill News Service.

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‘To Heal, We Must Remember,’ Says Biden at COVID-19 Memorial

by Alicia Diaz, by Katie Livingstone 01-19-2021

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and her husband Doug Emhoff stand in front of the Washington Monument ahead of Biden's remarks on Jan. 19, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

As the U.S. crossed the threshold of 400,000 deaths from COVID-19, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris spoke at the country’s first national memorial service for coronavirus victims.