US President-elect Joe Biden received the second dose of the Coronavirus vaccine. After the first dose of vaccination, four weeks later he has administrated the first shot.
As per Xinhua news agency, Joe Biden injected the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at a hospital in Newark, Delaware. On 21st December 2020, Mr. Biden received the first dose of the Covid vaccine. He also urged the Americans to continue wearing masks as the situation is not yet completely eradicated.
Mr. Biden informed about his second dose of vaccine via Twitter- “Folks, I just received the second dose of my Covid-19 vaccine and just like the first dose, it was safe, quick, and painless. I urge everyone to get vaccinated once it’s your turn. Because only together can we save lives and beat this virus. Getting America vaccinated will be one of the greatest operational challenges we’ve ever faced, but my administration will spare no effort to get it done.”We’re going to ensure the vaccine is distributed quickly, equitably, and free of charge to every American.”
After gaining emergency use authorization the Pfizer vaccine along with Moderna vaccine is being distributed across the country and requires two doses to be injected several weeks apart.
After winning the presidential election Joe Biden vowed to release all the COVID-19 vaccine and will be taking office on 20th January. He also plans to get 100 million Americans vaccinated in his first 100 days in office.
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the US distributed 25.5 million vaccine doses and administered nearly 9 million first doses.
And as the Johns Hopkins University, America is now at 22,612,384 cases and the death toll has increased to 376,051, also the highest in the world.
News Source – BBC
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