Biden: ‘My Predecessor, as My Mother Would Say, God Love Him, Failed to Order Enough Vaccines’

‘Just over four weeks ago America had no real plan to vaccinate most of the country’


BIDEN: “Just over four weeks ago, America had no real plan to vaccinate most of the country. My predecessor, as my mother would say, God loved him, failed to order enough vaccines, failed to mobilize the effort to administer the shots, failed to set up vaccine centers. That changed the moment we took office. I directed Jeff Zients, my Covid-19 response coordinator, to lead my administration’s work with the vaccine manufacturers to buy more vaccines and to speed up delivery. Albert referenced it earlier, and I want to thank him for making it happen because we work together. We’re now on track to have enough vaccine supply for all Americans by the end of July, and it doesn’t mean it will be in all Americans' arms, but enough vaccine will be available by that time. These orders allow facilities like this one to plan ahead, accelerate the production schedules."

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