Statement by President Biden on the First COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

Today is a monumental step forward in our nation’s fight against the virus, with virtually every American now eligible for the protections that COVID-19 vaccines provide. After a rigorous and independent scientific review, the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have now authorized and recommended the first COVID-19 vaccines for kids…

Statement by President Biden on FDA Authorization of the First COVID-19 Vaccines for America’s Youngest Kids

Today is a day of huge relief for parents and families across America. Following a rigorous scientific review, the Food and Drug Administration has authorized the first COVID-19 vaccines for kids under the age of five. As early as next week, pending recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), parents will finally be…

Background Press Call on the Administration’s Operational Plan for Vaccinating Children Under Five Against COVID-19

Via Teleconference (June 8, 2022) 5:33 P.M. EDT MR. MUNOZ:  All right.  Hi, everybody.  Thank you for joining us for a call to discuss the Biden administration’s plan — operational plan for vaccinating children with — against COVID-19.  On today’s call we have [senior administration official].  She is our [redacted].  We also have [senior administration…

FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Announces Operational Plan for COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Under 5

Driven by President Biden’s comprehensive COVID-19 strategy, including a historic vaccination program that has gotten 220 million Americans fully vaccinated, over 100 million people a booster shot, and made vaccines free, widely available and convenient—daily COVID-19 deaths are down 90 percent since he took office. COVID-19 vaccines remain the single-most important tool that we have…

Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Action on COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Improving Health Systems and Health Security in the Americas

The COVID-19 pandemic took a devastating human toll on Latin America and the Caribbean, taking the lives of more than 2.7 million people across our hemisphere — accounting for more than 40 percent of global reported deaths.  It showed us the many cracks in our global health systems and underscored the importance of strong and resilient…

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