Biden Sets May Goal for Adult Shots, Gives Teachers Priority (1)
By Justin Sink, Josh Wingrove and Riley Griffin
March 3, 2021, 12:19 AM
President Joe Biden called for states to give all teachers and child-care workers at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the month in a fresh drive to re-open schools, and said there will be enough doses for all American adults by the end of May after the authorization of a new shot.
Biden announced a contract with Merck & Co. and said the company would work with Johnson & Johnson to increase production of its single-shot vaccine. The new vaccine, authorized Saturday for use in the U.S., will speed up the overall timetable for most Americans...