White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha will speak with reporters Thursday afternoon.
In November, Jha rolled out the Biden administration’s plan for a “six-week” sprint to convince Americans to take the updated COVID-19 vaccine shots before the end of the year. The campaign included hundreds of millions of dollars in new funding for community health centers to increase the pace of vaccinations.
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Biden administration officials announced on Thursday that they are restarting a program to send free COVID-19 testing kits through the U.S. Mail to any households that request them.
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Thursday’s briefing is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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