White House Claims All US Adults Will Be Eligible for a COVID Vaccine by May | 22 Words

President Biden has just made a very bold claim that all U.S adults will be eligible for a COVID vaccine by May...

And we're hoping he'll stick to his word!

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Because this last year has been the worst we've experienced in decades.

COVID-19 completely stole away 2020 from us...

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And we've sadly seen more than 2 million people worldwide lose their lives to this deadly virus.

But it's true when they say...

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All bad things will eventually come to an end... right?

In November 2020, the first COVID-19 vaccine was approved...

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And, after months of world-wide lockdowns and quarantines, this news was music to everyone's ears.

The vaccine's developers - Pfizer and BioNTech - described the milestone as a "great day for science and humanity."

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And, in December, the companies announced that they would be supplying the U.S with one-hundred million additional doses.

Spirits are high...

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Because at least ninety-eight million people have been vaccinated here in the States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

And we aren't the only ones receiving the vaccine!

Other countries such as the U.K have been administering the vaccines out to their residents at an incredible pace.

And, to combat the few vaccine skeptics, various celebrities and public figures had their jabs administered on live TV.

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Former vice-president, Mike Pence, was the unlikely figure to lead the trend, with him being one of the first to receive the vaccine during a live White House broadcast.

And then our newly elected president, Joe Biden, quickly followed suit.

After receiving the second dose of the vaccine, he tweeted:

"Folks, I just received the second dose of my COVID-19 vaccine - and just like the first dose, it was safe, quick, and painless. I urge everyone to get vaccinated once it's your turn. Because only together can we save lives and beat this virus."

For many, the success of the vaccine has signalled an end to the dark days of the pandemic...

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But for a scarily huge amount of others, the positive attitude isn't shared.

​The internet has been rife with extreme conspiracies about the vaccine and its safety...

Which, of course, has put a lot of people off from being vaccinated.

So many people sadly believe everything they read on the internet...

Instead of listening to the medical experts who have been guiding us through this pandemic since day 1.

For instance, many have been accusing Bill Gates of gaining financial profit from the vaccine after he donated $100 million towards research...

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And some even went far enough to suggest he wanted to "microchip" us through the vaccine.

Yikes.

It's of the utmost importance to ignore these ridiculous rumors...

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Because at the end of the day, the people who created these vaccines are professionals and they wouldn't allow something to be administered worldwide if it was dangerous.

Well, it seems as if President Biden has been ignoring these rumors...

And he actually has very high hopes over the distribution of the vaccine here in the U.S.

So much so that the president has promised to make all adults in the U.S eligible for COVID-19 vaccination by May 1.

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"All adult Americans will be eligible to get a vaccine no later than May 1st," President Biden said in a national address on the one-year anniversary of the pandemic being declared.

He went on:

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"That's much earlier than expected. Let me be clear, that doesn't mean everyone's going to have that shot immediately, but it means you'll be able to get in line beginning May 1st."

The announcement marks a sharp shift toward federal control over the pandemic response...

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Because so far, individual states have largely been tasked with leading vaccine rollout and setting eligibility requirements.

So this means that although there will more than likely be a long wait for the vaccine...

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It's definitely on the horizon.

For more news on this much-needed vaccine...

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