U.S. won't hit July 4 vaccination goal, White House says

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The United States won't hit President Joe Biden's goal of 70% of adults vaccinated with at least one COVID-19 shot by July 4, the White House announced Tuesday.
Healthcare workers attend to people who wait to be vaccinated at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on April 23. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Sign language interpreter Angellca Bechtold communicates with patient Richard Boel as he receives a COVID-19 vaccine from paramedic Mark Koch at the St. Louis County Department of Health in Berkeley, Mo., on April 29. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo

President Joe Biden called for 160 million Americans to be fully vaccinated by July 4, and as of Tuesday, that figure was around 150 million. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/UPI | License Photo

Chief medical advisor to the president Dr. Anthony Fauci answers questions as COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients listens during a news conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 13. File Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo

COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients said the United States will likely have 70 percent of adults with at least one COVID-19 vaccine within a few weeks after July 4. File Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo

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