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Mon Mar 29, 2021, 02:51 PM

Biden to announce 90% of adults will be vaccine eligible in three weeks [View all]

Source: CNN

(CNN)President Joe Biden will announce on Monday afternoon that 90% of adults will be eligible to get a coronavirus vaccine within the next three weeks as well has have a vaccination site within five miles of where they live.

According to a White House statement, the President will announce that the US will increase the number of pharmacies participating in the federal pharmacy vaccination program from the current 17,000 locations to 40,000.

Additionally, the White House said the federal government "will stand up a dozen more mass vaccination sites by April 19," which includes two new sites in Gary, Indiana, and St. Louis, which were announced earlier Monday. The administration will also establish a new transportation program in partnership with community organizations to get at-risk seniors and people with disabilities access to the vaccines.



Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/29/politics/adults-vaccine-eligible-biden/index.html

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