Biden also stressed that making all adults eligible for the vaccine would help bring clarity as there will be "no more confusing rules, no more confusing restrictions".
The US President warned that "new variants of the virus are spreading and they're moving quickly. Cases are going back up, hospitalizations are no longer declining". He added, "the pandemic remains unsafe", and encouraged Americans to continue to wash their hands, socially distance and wear masks. And, as I've said before, we can have a safe, happy fourth of July with your family and friends, in small groups in your backyard. He claimed supply of vaccines has grown and more doses are on the way across the nation.
The European Union is also considering the introduction of a proof-of-vaccination system.
As President Joe Biden expressed optimism that the United States is quickly getting the population vaccinated, he joined public health experts in warning that it's still too early to loosen social distancing guidelines.
Psaki went on to clarify this doesn't mean everyone will receive a vaccine, just that everyone will then be eligible to schedule one starting on April 19.
Biden made the announcement after visiting a Covid vaccination site at Immanuel Chapel at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria. 202, a Georgia law that President Joe Biden criticized earlier this week, saying that it will restrict voting access for residents of the state. "Get the vaccination when you can". However, the country is about to hit 150 million shots delivered, and Biden will announce what appears to be an attainable goal of 200 million vaccinations in his first 100 days. However, both Moderna and Pfizer produced two-dose shots as part of the program that began getting distributed in December, although Trump fell short of his goal of 20 million vaccinations distributed by the end of 2020.