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Biden: We'll 'manage the hell' out of feds' COVID response

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

President-elect Joe Biden pledged Friday to boost supplies of coronavirus vaccine and set up new vaccination sites to meet his goal of 100 million shots in 100 days. It's part of a broader COVID strategy that also seeks to straighten out snags in testing and ensure minority communities are not left out.
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Biden says he'll direct FEMA to set up COVID-19 vaccination sites across the country to speed up distribution

Biden says he'll direct FEMA to set up COVID-19 vaccination sites across the country to speed up distribution

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden announced during a Friday speech that he will instruct the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build facilities to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to the American public.
Biden said his administration will build 100 federally-funded community vaccination centers, including in school gyms and sports stadiums, by the end of his first month in office. He also promised to set up mobile vaccination units to offer vaccines to "hard-hit and hard to reach communities" in urban and rural settings.
The president-elect and his team have criticized the...
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