The White House Covid-19 Response Team and federal public health officials hold a press briefing to provide updates on the Covid-19 response effort. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical advisor to the president, joins the briefing along with Jake Sullivan, national security advisor, Jeff Zients, White House Covid-19 response coordinator, and Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Twelve U.S. states now have 70% of adult residents who have had at least one Covid vaccine shot, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data published Tuesday shows.
California and Maryland most recently reported crossing the milestone, joining Vermont, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Rhode Island, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. Source: WHCA feed.
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