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4/21, 6:47 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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COVID vaccine confidence is rising - White House

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated on Wednesday that internal polling showed that there is an increase in people's confidence in the coronavirus vaccines.

Answering the question on the slight weekly decrease in vaccination numbers, Psaki stated that internal White House numbers showed that 40% of people are more interested in getting the vaccine now than a month ago. Furthermore, talking about conservative Trump voters she stated that 71% of people polled said that they either got or were going to get the vaccine, up from 51% over the previous month. Psaki also noted that there is an expectation there will be a point where supply outnumbers demand, but they are working with individual states to help expand vaccination programs, particularly with technical assistance and administering to those in primary care.

United States President Joe Biden will deliver remarks on the state of vaccination and the COVID-19 response later today, as the administration nears its target of 200 million doses administered in the first 100 days. He is also expected to announce a tax credit to small and medium businesses that give their employees paid leave for COVID vaccinations.

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