60th Birthday Celebration of Barack Obama Aimed at Being Scaled Down Due to Covid Concerns

Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. After graduating from Columbia University in 1983, he worked as a community organizer in Chicago. In 1988, he attended Harvard Law School and became the first black chairman of the Harvard Law Review. After graduation, he became an academic and civil rights lawyer and taught the Constitution at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. In terms of electoral politics, he has represented the 13th District of the Illinois Senate since 1997. Until 2004, he ran for the U.S. Senate. In 2004, Obama won the Senate primary election in March, the critically acclaimed keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention in July, and his overwhelming advantage in the Senate election in November, so he received national attention in 2004.

In 2008, a year after starting the campaign, he was nominated by the Democratic Party as the presidential candidate after being evenly matched with Hillary Clinton in the primary election. In the general election, Obama was elected over Republican candidate John McCain and was inducted along with his running mate, Joe Biden, on January 20, 2009. Nine months later, he was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

A spokesperson said on Wednesday that due to concerns about the increase in Covid-19 cases across the country. The former president’s spokesperson Hannah Hankins said in a statement: “Due to the delta variant that was newly spread in the past week, President Obama and his wife have decided to significantly reduce their activities to include only close family and friends. .” statement. “He is grateful to others for sending birthday wishes from afar, and hopes to see people soon.”

“This is Black Camilo”-Looking back on Obama’s journey to the summit, including Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney Approximately 700 of the people are expected to gather at the former president’s residence on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts over the weekend. Former Obama adviser David Axelrod told the New York Times that guests were asked if they had been vaccinated and provided Covid-19 test results were close to those about wearing masks and gatherings as the number of infections in each state increased. Covid-19 guide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 52% of the US population has not yet received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. For all current variants, the vaccine is very effective against hospitalization and death, but people who have been vaccinated with the so-called progressive infection vaccine can spread the virus. Scientists are still trying to understand the infection rate of vaccinated people and their likelihood of transmitting it to another person. On Tuesday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said that he was not invited to Obama’s party and would refuse the invitation anyway.

Baker said: “I don’t think it’s a good idea to have 700 people attending such an event,” he said. He is concerned about the elderly and patients with diseases that are at higher risk of serious Covid-19 infection. Baker said: “For some of us, we don’t fall into these categories. Maybe it doesn’t matter, especially if you are vaccinated. But even if you are vaccinated in some of the more vulnerable people, we all need to be very careful. “

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