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Biden Unveils Virus Plan But Says 100,000 May Die in Next Month

Jan. 21, 2021, 8:30 PM

President Joe Biden unveiled a national strategy to combat the coronavirus while issuing a sobering warning: The pandemic is likely to claim another 100,000 lives over roughly the next month and will worsen before it improves.

“We’ll move Heaven and Earth to get more people vaccinated for free,” Biden said Thursday at the White House.

But he warned: “The brutal truth is it’s going to take months before we can get the majority of Americans vaccinated.”

WATCH: Joe Biden unveils coronavirus outbreak plan Thursday at the White House.
(Source: Bloomberg)

Biden announced a series of executive actions aimed at overhauling the federal response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has already claimed more than ...