President Joe Biden on Tuesday will announce a new goal of getting 70% of U.S. adults vaccinated with at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose by July 4, according to multiple published reports citing unnamed administration officials. So far 56% of adults in the U.S. have received at least one shot, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracker. Biden previously has raised the prospect of “independence from this virus” by the Fourth of July holiday.
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