Biden Touts 50M Vax Shots, Urges Continued Caution

The Washington Post reports:

President Biden commemorated the 50 millionth coronavirus vaccination shot in the United States with an event at the White House in which several people were vaccinated as Vice President Harris and Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious-disease expert, looked on. But he also cautioned against complacency, urging Americans not to let down their guards.

“All things are improving, and we’re going from a mess we inherited to moving in the right direction at a significant speed,” Biden said. “This is not a victory lap. Everything is not fixed. We have a long way to go.” Biden did offer some reassuring updates, including that the 12 million vaccines that will be given this week is double the 6 million shots in President Donald Trump’s final week in office.

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