President Joe Biden, fully vaccinated, delivered his first address to Congress on Wednesday night in order to discuss the first 100 days of his presidency, announce several new policy initiatives, and call on American to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Biden detailed the COVID-19 vaccination effort, describing the mobilization of the government to get Americans vaccinated.
“We have gotten vaccines to nearly 40,000 pharmacies and over 700 community health centers where the poorest of the poor can be reached,” Biden stated. “We are setting up community vaccination sites, developing mobile units to get to hard-to-reach communities. Today, 90% of Americans now live within five miles of a vaccination site. Everyone over the age of 16, everyone is now eligible to get vaccinated right now, right away. Go get vaccinated, America. Go and get the vaccination, they’re available. You are eligible now.”
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given emergency use authorization to for