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U.S. Reaches 100 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Biden Pledges Vaccines Open To All By May

The U.S. reached 100 million vaccine doses administered for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 Friday, a day after President Joe Biden used the anniversary of the day the World Health Organization declared a pandemic to pledge to make all Americans eligible for vaccination by May 1.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s vaccine tracker Friday afternoon revealed that vaccinations had pushed over the milestone mark. Biden had promised to get to 100 million vaccinations by his 100th day in office, which will be April 29, but said Thursday that they would do it in the first 60 days instead.

In his first address to the nation since taking office Thursday, Biden announced an expansion of efforts to accelerate the vaccine program, including deploying an additional 4,000 active-duty troops to support vaccination efforts and allowing more people — such as medical students, veterinarians and dentists — to deliver shots. Read more…..

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