Biden To Move Up Vax-For-All Deadline To April 19th

CNN reports:

President Joe Biden plans to announce Tuesday that he is moving up his deadline for states to make all American adults eligible for a coronavirus vaccine by almost two weeks.

Biden will announce that every adult in the country will be eligible to be vaccinated by April 19, according to an administration official, instead of Biden’s original deadline of May 1.

Oregon, South Dakota, Nebraska, Hawaii and New Jersey all currently plan to open eligibility by May 1, so it remains to be seen how Biden’s announcement changes those states’ plans. Biden is expected to credit the governors’ effort to meet his May 1 deadline for this change.

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