Every American eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on April 19, Biden says

SourceEuronews
SectorHealthcare
CountryMiddle east

President Joe Biden said he's bumping up his deadline by two weeks for states to make all adults in the U.S. eligible for coronavirus vaccines. But even as he expressed optimism about the pace of vaccinations, he warned Americans that the nation is not yet out of the woods when it comes to the pandemic.“Let me be deadly earnest with you: We aren’t at the finish line. We still have a lot of work to do.

We’re still in a life and death race against this virus," Biden said Tuesday in remarks at the White House.The president warned that “ new variants of the virus are spreading and they’re moving quickly. Cases are going back up, hospitalizations are no longer declining.” He added that ”the pandemic remains dangerous," and encouraged Americans to continue to wash their hands, socially distance and wear masks.Biden added that while his administration is on schedule to meet his new goal of distributing 200 million doses...read more...