Rep Higgins Votes Against WIC Expansion to Aid Baby Formula Shortage, Biden Forms Economic Bloc in Asia-Pacific, Covid-19 Vaccine for 6 Months to 5 Years

Higgins Votes Against Expanding WIC To Aid Baby Formula Shortage

Representative Clay Higgins (R-LA) was one of nine to vote against passing a bill that would address the current baby formula shortage by temporarily expanding access to formula for low-income families through WIC benefits.

Higgins defended his vote in a statement to KLFY stating that by allowing existing supplies of baby formula to be available to those on the WIC program it would “decrease the availability of baby formula for working American families at every income level across the country.”

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Biden to Form Bloc With Dozen Asian-Pacific Nations Economically

United States President Joe Biden will begin an economic bloc with a dozen Asian-Pacific nations, including Japan, South Korea, and India, in order to counter China’s influence in the region and reassert the United State’s dominance after former President Donald Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership in 2017.

The new Inso-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) will set a standard to the digital economy abroad while trying to secure a resilient supply chain.

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Covid-19 vaccine produces strong immune response for 6 months to 5 years

Three child-size doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine appear to be helpful and safe to children ages 6 months to 5 years, as the vaccine makers are submitting the final trial data to the US Food and Drug Administration this week.

The company suggests three child-size doses for the youngest group.

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