11:23 GMT14 April 2021
Listen Live
    Get short URL
    0 218

    Earlier in March, US President Joe Biden announced a 1 May deadline for all adults in the United States to become eligible for a vaccination against the coronavirus. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that as of early April about 18 percent of Americans have been fully vaccinated.

    US President Joe Biden is delivering remarks on coronavirus vaccinations in the United States at the White House on Tuesday.

    He is reportedly expected to announce that the deadline for states to make all adults eligible for COVID vaccines will now be two weeks earlier than originally stated.

    Previously, the date was set for 1 May. According to a CDC vaccination tracker, some 18 percent of Americans have been fully vaccinated as of 5 April.

    Follow Sputnik's live feed to find out more.


    Sputnik V Light Vaccine Halves Chance of COVID-19 Infection, Gamaleya Institute Head Says
    Top Disease Expert Fauci Says US May Not Need AstraZeneca Vaccine Even If It's Approved
    Federal Gov't Will Not Mandate COVID Vaccination Passports, Fauci Says
    vaccine, coronavirus, COVID-19, Joe Biden, US
    Community standardsDiscussion