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"Unemployment is down, wages are up," says @PressSec in her opening remarks at today's @WhiteHouse briefing following brief Q&A with @Surgeon_General.
Significant amount of additional #coronavirusvaccine doses to be sent to #Haiti from the US soon, announces @PressSec.
"We are in regular touch with the social media platforms" about #COVID19-related misinformation, says @PressSec. "We're flagging problematic posts for Facebook."
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We’re underway here with @PressSec after boisterous birthday greetings to @steveholland1 from his briefing room colleagues.
And now @PressSec prompts the press corps to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to @steveholland1 at the start of the briefing.
"Many freight routes are monopolized because they're served by a single railroad," says @PressSec previewing a new @POTUS executive order on cracking down on "unjust and unreasonable" fees internationally and to "allow shippers to more easily challenge" rates.
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Some 160 million Americans will be fully vaccinated by the end of this week, according to @PressSec. Image
Executive order to be issued by @POTUS giving American farmers more leverage in dealing with big ag processors and equipment manufacturers, announces @PressSec.
#KSA deputy defense minister is meeting with administration officials today, including @JakeSullivan46, confirms @PressSec.
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On Sunday, US will send 1.5 million @moderna_tx #coronavirusvaccine does to #ElSalvador, announces @PressSec.
#4thofJuly remarks will be made by @POTUS from the @WhiteHouse at 19:30 EDT.
A question (to which @PressSec doesn't have an immediate answer) from @PeterAlexander on where @POTUS and @FLOTUS sheltered during Thursday's #DC #tornadowarning.
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"We love you!" shout some audience members at #coronavirusvaccine event in Raleigh, #NorthCarolina.

"Love you back," replies @POTUS.
"You're saving lives. That's not hyperbole. We lost 600,000 dead in America," says @POTUS.
"There are over 100 countries in the world that have no capacity to help themselves right now" fight the #coronavirus, says @POTUS explaining his promise on behalf of the US to provide "a billion doses to the rest of the world."
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Inspection tour for @POTUS of #coronavirusvaccine bus in Raleigh, #NorthCarolina.
Speaking with medical professionals, @POTUS appears to deliberately put a hand over the lavalier microphone he's wearing but we can still hear every word.
He was speaking about his appreciation for nurses based on all of the physical trauma he and his family have been through over the decades.
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On 300 million #coronavirusvaccine shots in the US in 150 days, @POTUS says it was accomplished "months ahead of what anyone thought was possible."
Heading into a "bright summer" in the US, says @POTUS but cases of deaths and illnesses are "actually going up in some places" where vaccination rates are low.
The new delta variant of the #coronavirus, which is potentially deadlier, "will leave unvaccinated people even more vulnerable than they were a month ago," according to @POTUS.
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"Extraordinary collaborative and productive meeting" at #G7Cornwall, says @POTUS.
"We committed that we're going to do more for the rest of the world, as well" on #coronavirusvaccines, says @POTUS. "I committed we would provide a half a billion doses...of Pfizer vaccine."
With partners "we're going to have a billion doses of vaccine," adds @POTUS.
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In the US "52% of adults are now fully vaccinated" against #COVID19, says @POTUS.
This year in the US it'll be "a summer of freedom, a summer of joy, a summer of get-togethers" after "a long, long dark winter that we endured," says @POTUS.
"They are safe" and "extremely effective," says @POTUS of #coronavirusvaccines.
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Remarks from @POTUS on #CoronavirusVaccines progress expected momentarily from inside @SRclimbing in Alexandria, #Virginia:
Audience in the @SRclimbing background for @POTUS remarks.
Up first to make remarks and introduce @POTUS is @GovernorVA.
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"We're creating an average of 500,000 jobs a month," eight times more than before @JoeBiden took office, says @PressSec to reporters on Air Force One.
"It's going to be a work week for us" next week on attempting to make progress on #infrastructure legislation before Congress reconvenes on June 7th, according to @PressSec.
Asked by @pwidakuswara if the Nile Dam issue was a bargaining chip with #Egypt for the #Israel-#Hamas truce, @PressSec replies: "I point you to the State Department."
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"Today is a great day for America in our battle with the coronavirus," @POTUS in @WhiteHouse Rose Garden.
New @CDCgov mask guidance a "great milestone," adds @POTUS.
"Things are very different here" with the #coronavirus compared to many other countries, according to @POTUS.
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"We have fewer people who need to be vaccinated than ever before," @POTUS, speaking at the @WhiteHouse.
Today an independent advisory committee to @CDCgov voted to recommend use of @Pfizer vaccine for those over 12 years of age and final approval is expected later today, says @POTUS.
As of tomorrow, 15,000 pharmacies in the US will be ready to vaccinate this younger age group, according to @POTUS.
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#coronavirus: One chart shows how dramatically the pace of #vaccinations differs from country to country

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#coronavirusvaccine: Epidemiologists have estimated that countries will need to vaccinate around 75% of their populations to reach #herdimmunity - the threshold beyond which the #coronavirus can no longer spread easily from person to person.
For many nations, that's a far-off goal. At the current rate of 110,000 vaccinations per day, it could take Japan eight months to immunize just a quarter of its population, and more than two years to immunize 75%.

#coronavirusvaccine #VaccinationDrive #covid19 #coronavirus
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"No matter where I go I think I feel most at home at community colleges," says @FLOTUS at the Portsmouth campus @TCCva.
Touting free tuition for community colleges, @FLOTUS says "our country is going to rise together."
#AmericanFamiliesPlan will be "the investment we need to win the competition with other countries in the future," says @POTUS after touring @TCCva. "Twelve years is no longer enough" education to compete globally.
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Our latest @VOANews report: US pledging to send oxygen to #India as soon as possible and tens of millions of vaccine doses abroad in stages, in response to the ongoing #coronavirus pandemic and intense pressure on America for significant help. voanews.com/covid-19-pande…
Readout via @StateDeptSpox of a virtual meeting between @SecBlinken and @USIBC. #CoronavirusIndia
Discussion involving @USTradeRep and @AstraZeneca executive on the proposed #TRIPSwaiver for global #CoronavirusVaccine production.
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"We're in the planning process at this point in time," says @PressSec of announcement to send @AstraZeneca #coronavirusvaccine doses to other countries.
"We are exploring options to provide oxygen and related supplies" to #India, announces @PressSec.
Another major need for #India is PPE, adds @PressSec.
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"Today, we did it" -- hitting 200 million shots in under 100 days, announces @POTUS. "It's an incredible achievement for the nation." #CoronavirusVaccine
"This is an American achievement. A powerful demonstration of unity and resolve," adds @POTUS.
"If you're 16 or older you are now eligible for a free COVID vaccine shot," says @POTUS.
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In today’s remarks, @POTUS "will note that the United States will reach over 200 million (#CoronavirusVaccine) shots this week," according to the @WhiteHouse.
Today, @POTUS "will call on employers across America to do everything they can to help their employees – and their communities – get vaccinated," according to the @WhiteHouse.
Remarks from @POTUS, beginning momentarily, will be live-streamed by the @WhiteHouse here: whitehouse.gov/live/
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"We're blitzing the airwaves, including local media" to let Americans know of expanded eligibility from today for the #CoronavirusVaccine, says @PressSec.
If @navlany dies "there'll be consequences to the Russian government," says @PressSec.
Expecting sooner than May 15th @WhiteHouse will announce a new admissions cap on refugees, says @PressSec.
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In the second half of May, @POTUS will welcome #ROK President @moonriver365 to the @WhiteHouse, announces @PressSec.
Regional security will be a prominent issue in the meetings @POTUS will hold with leaders of #Japan and #ROK, according to @PressSec.
Several factors contributed to the "low to moderate confidence" in the intelligence assessment that #Russia encouraged bounties on US service members in #Afghanistan, says @PressSec.
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Working to reschedule anyone who had been set to get the J&J #CoronavirusVaccine, says #COVID19 coordinator Jeff Zients at @WhiteHouse briefing.
Pause with J&J #CoronavirusVaccine allows @US_FDA and @CDCgov "to further investigate these cases" and make physicians aware of "this rather rare syndrome," according to Dr. Anthony Fauci.
"I don't think it was pulling the trigger too quickly," replies Dr. Fauci of the recommended pause for the J&J vaccine.
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"Later this spring we will release the president's full budget," says @PressSec.
POW-MIA flag returned to the top of the @WhiteHouse residence, according to @PressSec.
On Monday, @POTUS will meet with a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers about the #AmericanJobsPlan, announces @PressSec.
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