President Biden Remarks on COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

President Biden announced new mandates and incentives meant to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The president said the… read more

President Biden announced new mandates and incentives meant to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The president said the federal government wouldf begin reimbursing employers who give staff time off to get vaccinated. He also asked that states and local governments use funds from the American Rescue Plan to provide $100 to every newly vaccinated person as an incentive. The president announced he had asked the Defense Department to examine how and when they may be able to require members of the military be vaccinated. Finally, he said the federal government would begin requiring federal employees and contractors working for the government show proof of vaccination or get regularly tested. He also addressed a question about the timing for full authorization of COVID-19 vaccines, and President Biden said he expected the FDA to authorize full approval early in fall 2021. close

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President Biden Remarks on COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

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Program ID:
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White House Event
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Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 29, 2021 | 4:23pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jul 30, 2021 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 29, 2021 | 4:23pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 29, 2021 | 6:35pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 29, 2021 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 30, 2021 | 2:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 30, 2021 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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