US Still in Life and Death Race Against Coronavirus: Biden

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Set To Expand To All US Adults By Mid-April : Coronavirus Updates

He added that the administration has made a "dramatic turnaround" in vaccine distribution since he took office, with more than 150 million shots administered.

"Let me be deadly earnest with you: We aren't at the finish line".

The number of new cases are going up and hospitalisation too has increased, Biden rued.

"You've got to prioritize somehow". "On our way of hitting our goal off 200 million shots by the 100th day in office".

The president had announced just last week that 90% of adults would be eligible for one of three approved Covid-19 vaccines by April 19, in addition to having a vaccination site within 5 miles of their home.

The new record is against his initial target of 100 million shots in 100 days. We still have a lot of work to do. When asked by the president, she said she is from India.

"You are America. America is a nation of immigrants, that's who we are".

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At least a dozen states opened eligibility to anyone 16 and older on Monday alone, while New Jersey and OR announced this week that all residents 16 and older will become eligible on April 19.

But eligibility isn't the same as actually being vaccinated.

There appeared to be some confusion over whether Trump meant all Americans would be vaccinated by April or could get vaccinated by then, but CNN's lead sentence appeared to suggest Trump meant the latter in terms of supply. What we do now is going to determine how many people we " ll save or lose in the month of April and May and June before we get to July 4th", Biden said.

"By no later than 19 April, every adult aged 18 years and above will be eligible to be vaccinated".

The White House said Monday that almost 1 in 3 Americans and over 40% of adults have received at least one shot, and almost 1 in 4 adults is fully vaccinated.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, issued an order Tuesday forbidding state agencies or any entity receiving public money from requiring vaccine passports.

Since the announcement, the majority of the states have already assured that they will be able to meet the timeline, which states the goal to be achieved two weeks prior to the initial May 1 deadline.

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