President Joe Biden delivers remarks on state of vaccinations | USA TODAY

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Published on 6 Apr 2021, 20:32
President Biden is set to announce Tuesday that he is moving up his call for all U.S. adults to become eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine to April 19, two weeks sooner than his initial goal of May 1.


The administration is also sending a message to seniors – who are one of the most vulnerable populations – to get their shots now if they haven’t already because lines are about to become longer.

Using federal guidance on priority populations and projections on vaccine shipments, states have been making their own decisions about when residents can get vaccinated.

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