Biden, CORONAVIRUS, Government

Biden calls for all U.S. adults to be eligible for vaccine by May 1

Ansu Drammeh, R.N., a cardiovascular intensive care nurse at OHSU, is given the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Wednesday, December 16 by Ryan Thrower, D.M.D., who, according to OHSU, is the first dental resident in the United States to administer a COVID-19 vaccine.

President Joe Biden announced during a primetime speech Thursday evening that he would direct states, tribes and territories to open vaccine eligibility to adults by May 1.

The news came in advance of the speech in a statement from the White House outlining Biden's plan to get "the . . .

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