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Biden's July 4 Goal of COVID-19 'Independence' Is in Peril

President Biden's desire to have 70 percent of Americans at least partially inoculated against COVID-19 by July 4 seems increasingly unlikely. Lagging vaccination rates throughout the U.S. have slowed the progress to achieve herd immunity, leading the White House to launch a month-long effort to encourage people to get an injection. Read more about the president's plan and the states that have already reached Biden's vaccine goal.

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    US increasingly unlikely to meet Biden's July 4 vax goal

    US increasingly unlikely to meet Biden's July 4 vax goal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, President Joe Biden has laid out goal after goal for taming the coronavirus pandemic and then exceeded his own benchmarks. Now, though, the U.S. is unlikely to meet his target to have 70% of Americans at least partially vaccinated by July 4. The White House has launched …

    More than half of American adults vaccinated as COVID-19 cases ebb

    More than half of American adults vaccinated as COVID-19 cases ebb

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    Reuters

    WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - More than half of all adults in the United States have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the White House said on Tuesday, roughly six weeks before U.S. President Joe Biden's July 4 goal of 70% of the adult population receiving at least one shot. The halfway mark …

    Covid pandemic: Biden eyes 4 July as ‘Independence Day’ from virus

    Covid pandemic: Biden eyes 4 July as ‘Independence Day’ from virus

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    BBC News

    President Joe Biden has said he is hopeful that America can "mark independence" from Covid-19 on 4 July if people get vaccinated. In his first primetime address as president, Mr Biden said he would order states to make all adults eligible for vaccinations by 1 May. Current measures prioritise people …

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