Biden: U.S. to launch massive effort to educate Americans about COVID-19 vaccines

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 26-02-2021 03:17 IST | Created: 26-02-2021 03:04 IST
Biden: U.S. to launch massive effort to educate Americans about COVID-19 vaccines
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President Joe Biden said on Thursday his administration planned to launch a campaign to educate Americans about coronavirus vaccines in anticipation of a period later this year where supply may outstrip demand because of vaccine hesitancy.

"We're going to launch a massive educating people about vaccines, that they are safe and effective," Biden said. "We're going to bring together leaders of all segments of our society to educate and encourage all Americans to get vaccinated."

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