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4.54pm BST A reporter asked members of the White House coronavirus response team whether the Biden administration will soon alter its vaccine distribution strategy to focus on community demand rather than state population.Andy Slavitt, a senior White House adviser, said the administration will “continue to watch where vaccines are needed”. He noted that the US is expected to have a surplus of vaccine doses in the coming months, but the country is not yet at that point. 4.33pm BST The White House coronavirus response team is now holding a briefing to provide an update on vaccine distribution and case numbers.Andy Slavitt, a senior White House adviser, announced that the Biden administration is establishing three more federally-run mass vaccination sites in Memphis, Tennessee; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Greenbelt, Maryland.”We need to keep taking the mitigation measures, like wearing a mask and social distancing, as we continue to get more and more Americans vaccinated every single day,” CDC Dir. Walensky says. https://t.co/89rGo4QEuG pic.twitter.com/NKD3SpZcB4 Related: ‘I’m scared’: top US official shares sense of ‘doom’ as Covid cases rise Continue reading…
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Author : Joan E Greve
Publish date : 2021-03-31 15:54:12
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