Biden: Our goal is to fully vaccinate 160 million people by July 4th

Biden: Our goal is to fully vaccinate 160 million people by July 4th

US President Joe Biden announced that by July 4, the country’s independence day, it is aimed that 70 percent of adults in the USA will have at least 1 dose of Covid-19 vaccine and 160 million people will be fully vaccinated by this date.

In his speech at the White House, Biden made evaluations on the latest developments in the Covid-19 outbreak and vaccination in the country.

Reminding that they set a target of 100 million doses and then 200 million doses for the first 100 days on duty, Biden shared the information that “When I completed my 100th day in my duty last week, 220 million Covid-19 vaccines were shot”.


Stating that approximately 150 million Americans have had at least 1 dose and more than 105 million Americans have had two doses of Covid-19 vaccine so far, Biden said, “In addition, in the last 2 weeks, cases have decreased in 40 states, there is a serious decrease in death rates.” he spoke.

Stating that they have entered a new stage in the fight against Covid-19, Biden emphasized that one of the 3 strategies they have determined in this context is the vaccination of children and young people between the ages of 12-15.

Stating that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the vaccine approval process for this age range, Biden said, “If this approval is given, we will start the vaccine distribution quickly.” shared his knowledge.


Biden stated that as the second goal, they will take steps to facilitate the access of people to the vaccine and that there is a website and a short message line vulnerabilities for people living in rural areas to access vaccines.

Stating that he will make scientific explanations for those who hesitate about vaccination, Biden said, “The vaccine is not a partisan issue. The Republican administration before us approved the vaccines. As a Democratic administration, we are distributing it. This is a scientific issue.” found the assessment.

Biden said, “In this new process, we set a goal for the 4th of July, when people will celebrate our independence day, 2 months from today. “This target means about 100 million more doses of vaccine.”

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