6/22, 6:37 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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WH to say it will not meet July 4 vaccination goal - report

The White House is preparing to announce it will not be able to meet United States President Joe Biden's goal of having 70% of the country's population inoculated with at least one dose of a vaccine against COVID-19 by July 4, NBC News reported on Tuesday.

The news is expected to be announced by White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeffrey Zients later in the day. According to the sources familiar with the matter, the age group that did not fulfill the projection is the one between the ages of 18 and 27.

Earlier this month, Zients said the administration believes it will be able to achieve its target concerning the vaccination program by July 4.

Breaking the News / JR