Biden Plans Fewer Rules, More Shots in New Vaccination Drive (1)

Jan. 15, 2021, 10:05 PM

President-Elect Joe Biden proposed to overhaul eligibility rules for coronavirus vaccines and open more sites for distribution but his plan to significantly ramp up U.S. inoculations largely retains the bones of the Trump administration’s system.

Ahead of remarks in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden’s office released changes he’d make to boost vaccination rates. His pledges are vague about timelines, reinforcing Biden’s previous warnings that there’ll be no quick fix to the virus spread in the U.S.

“We didn’t get into all of this overnight. And we won’t get out of it overnight, either,” Biden said. “We remain in a very dark winter.”...

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