WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Thursday again stressed the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19.Biden said America’s vaccination rate has improved since the authorization of Pfizer boosters and sweeping requirements for employers."The plan I laid out in September is working," Biden said. "We’re headed in the right direction.
We have critical work to do but we can’t let up now."Nearly 188 million Americans are now fully vaccinated, or 56.6% of the total U.S.
population, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among those currently eligible to receive a vaccine, the figure increases to 66.2%.