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Biden announces all Americans to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination by May 1

Dais Newsfeed | 12/03/2021 07:18 PM | Click to read full article

US President Joe Biden has announced that all Americans will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination by May 1 with an aim to get the country, worst-hit by the pandemic, closer to normal by July 4th, Independence Day. Biden also announced the deployment of more than 4,000 active-duty troops to support vaccination efforts, bringing the total to over 6,000.

His speech comes a year to the day the outbreak was classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation.