Updated May 4, 2021 at 2:24 PM ET President Biden plans to announce a new goal on Tuesday to administer at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine to 70% of American adults by the Fourth of July. The administration also plans to see 160 million adults vaccinated with two shots by July 4, a push to improve the level of immunity in the country to the point where the coronavirus has less of an opportunity to spread and so that more public health restrictions can be lifted, administration officials told reporters. As of Monday, more than 246 million vaccine doses have been administered across the U.S. More than 56% of the adult population has received at least one dose , while 40% of adults have gotten two doses, according to the Centers for Disease...
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Biden Sets New Goal: At Least 70% Of Adults Given 1 Vaccine Dose By July 4