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Biden to announce 90% of U.S. adults eligible for vaccine by April 19 - Metro US

Biden to announce 90% of U.S. adults eligible for vaccine by April 19

FILE PHOTO: A nurse draws from a vial of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Los Angeles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will announce on Monday that 90% of adults in the United States will be eligible for vaccination against COVID-19 and have a vaccination site within 5 miles of their home by April 19, a White House official said.

Bloomberg first reported that Biden planned to make the announcement.

Biden has previously set a goal of having 200 million vaccine shots in people’s arms in his first 100 days in office.

(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Chris Reese)

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