2021-01-30 by Daisy I.
United States Vice President Kamala Harris gets 2nd dosage of COVID vaccine
United States Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday took her 2nd dosage of the coronavirus vaccine in a telecasted setting at the National Institutes of Health (NIH and prompted Americans to get immunized. “I want to urge everyone to take the vaccine when it is your turn,” Harris informed C-SPAN audiences onTuesday “It will save your life.”
Harris got her very first vaccine dosage on December 29. Following a sluggish roll-out, after 2 coronavirus vaccines got emergency situation approval in December, the United States administered more than 1 million shots daily for the previous week.
President Joe Biden has stated the objective of his administration is to immunize 100 million Americans in the very first 100 days of his presidency.
Meanwhile, the White House today stated in a news release that the Biden administration is working to acquire extra 200 million dosages of COVID-19 vaccines to reach 600 million dosages this summer season and immunize 300 million individuals.
“The Biden-Harris administration is working to purchase an additional 100 million doses of each of the two Food and Drug Administration-authorized vaccines – Pfizer and Moderna,” the release stated on Tuesday.
“This increases the total vaccine order for the US by 50 per cent, from 400 million to 600 million with these additional doses expected to deliver this summer.”
The release included that with the extra dosages the United States will have sufficient vaccines to totally immunize 300 million Americans by the end of the summer season.