Biden says will speed up distribution of coronavirus vaccines across US

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US President-elect Joe Biden
US President-elect Joe Biden

Washington DC [US], December 30 (ANI/Sputnik): US President-elect Joe Biden said he has spoken to numerous state and local officials about speeding up the delivery of coronavirus vaccines across the United States.

"Vice President [elect Kamala] Harris and I have been speaking with county officials, mayors, governors of both parties to speed up a distribution of the vaccines across the nation," Biden told reporters on Tuesday.

Biden repeated his commitment to accelerate the vaccination to 100 million shots by the end of his first 100 days in office, equaling approximately 1 million shots per day.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the US continues to be the worst affected country with 19,448,626 cases and 336,947 deaths. (ANI/Sputnik)