President Biden, pictured on Feb. 22, is giving an address Thursday as the country marks one year of the coronavirus pandemic.

US President Joe Biden speaks about lives lost to Covid after death toll passed 500,000, in the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, DC, February 22, 2021. – President Joe Biden called the milestone of more than 500,000 US deaths from Covid-19 “heartbreaking” on Monday and urged the country to unite against the pandemic.
“I know what it’s like,” an emotional Biden said in a national television address, referring to his own long history of family tragedies. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)