But there are increasing doubts that the White House will be able to reach a goal it set for July 4: 70% of adults with at least one shot.
In brief remarks, Biden said that the administration made tremendous strides since he took office, with not enough vaccine supply nor an adequate system set up for mass distribution.
“We turned it around together by acting quickly and aggressively and equitably,” Biden said.
But he warned that areas with lower vaccination levels risk getting the virus. There has been a major drop in cases and hospitalizations across the country, but warned that there has been an increase in some places. One concern has been the spread of a variant of the virus. Biden said that although he doesn’t think there will