Biden says US to meet goal of vaccinating 100m Americans by Friday – live

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8.52pm GMT A new Quinnipiac poll finds that less New Yorkers believe governor Andrew Cuomo should remain in office, though only a slightly higher percentage of people believe he should resign. Six women have come forward with sexual assault and harassment allegations against the governor, and Cuomo has also come under criticism for his mishandling of deaths in nursing homes during the pandemic. Though Cuomo’s approval rating is the lowest it’s ever been at 39%, with 48% of voters disapproving of his performance, New Yorkers are split on whether their governor should resignQ poll on Cuomo
Should he resign?
No: 49%
Yes: 43%

Should he be impeached & removed?
No: 54%
Yes: 36%

Approval rating (lowest as gov in Q poll)
48% disapprove
39% approve

Favorability (lowest since Q poll tracked going back to his time as AG)
51% unfavorable
33% favorable 8.28pm GMT Illinois and Maryland recently announced that within the next two months, all adults will be eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, joining at least seven other states who said they can open up eligibility in March and April. Illinois governor JB Pritzker said today that all residents 16 and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine starting 12 April. Meanwhile, Maryland’s governor, Larry Hogan, said on Tuesday that all adults should be eligible by 27 April. Continue reading…

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Biden says US to meet goal of vaccinating 100m Americans by Friday – live  
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