Biden Admin Reaches 150M COVID-19 Vaccines, On Track for 200M Goal
President Joe Biden announced this Tuesday, that his May 1st deadline for vaccine eligibility will be shifting two weeks earlier than expected.
In a conference from the White House this Tuesday, the president announced that every adult 18 years-of-age or older will be COVID-19 vaccine eligible by April the 19th.
Yesterday was also the day the Biden Administration announced 150 million vaccines administered since he took office.
As of Wednesday April 7, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report 168 million vaccines administered. Those figures include those administered during the Trump Administration. The recent figures account for 32 percent of U.S. adults with at least one dosage.
Despite the positive outlook, President Biden sending a warning that the fight is far from over.
“Despite the progress we’re making as a nation, I want every American to know in no uncertain terms that this fight isn’t over, this progress we’ve worked so hard to achieve can be reversed. Now’s not the time to let down. Now’s not the time to celebrate. It’s time to do what we do best as a country, do our duty, our jobs, take care of one another, and we can and will do this. But we can’t let up now,” says Biden.