Then-presidential candidate Joe Biden on the campaign trail in September 2020. | Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images
The vaccine rollout hasn’t gone as smoothly as hoped. Here’s how to fix it.
One of President Joe Biden’s most pressing tasks is speeding up America’s Covid-19 vaccination efforts.
Vaccines are the US’s way out of the pandemic. But the vast majority of Americans — perhaps 70 percent or more, though we don’t know for sure — will have to be inoculated to reach herd immunity or protect at least most of the population. That means vaccinating hundreds of millions of people.
The US isn’t on track to do that quickly. Former President Donald Trump’s administration aimed to vaccinate 20 million Americans by the end of 2020. Three weeks into 2021, slightly more than 15 million have gotten at least one dose. The Trump
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