USA Today reports:
Vice President Mike Pence is set to receive a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus Friday, while President-elect Joe Biden is expected to be vaccinated as soon as next week.
Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence will receive the vaccine at the White House. Pence’s office said they will get the shot “publicly” to promote the safety and efficacy of the vaccine and “build confidence among the American people.”
The Pences will be joined by Surgeon General Jerome Adams, who will also receive the vaccine, Pence’s office said.
NEW: Vice President Mike Pence, second lady Karen Pence and Surgeon General Jerome Adams will publicly receive a COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, the White House says.https://t.co/XM1tU9ufAA
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