Biden's proposal includes $160 billion for vaccines and testing, $170 billion for schools and universities, and funds to give certain Americans a $1,400 per-person stimulus check, among other provisions.
Hours after his inauguration, President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to keep the US in the WHO, end the entry ban from mostly Muslim-majority countries, bolster environmental protections and strengthen the fight against Covid-19.
That decision could delay the delivery of second batch of doses to the US until manufacturer Pfizer fulfils other international contracts.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hopes the session will be "an opportunity for member states to move forward together."
Here's a list of the most scathing verbal attacks the American president has launched against the UN's health agency.
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