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Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: US launches ambitious vaccine plan as new COVID-19 strains spread” – below is their description.
U.S. President Joe Biden is pushing on with his plan to get 100 million Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 in his first 100 days in office.
But several states in the U.S. are raising the red flag that their supply of COVID-19 vaccines is dwindling, with not enough sites to administer what remains.
Jennifer Johnson looks at the race against time amid the threat of new and more contagious variants of the virus.
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