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Coronavirus / US / Biden Plan #1281026

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 21, 2021
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Mary Bruce) The wartime plan from President Biden for the coronavirus pandemic featured; details given about his use of the Defense Production Act for manufacturing medical supplies, FEMA's establishment of vaccination sites, a mask mandate for federal property, travel restrictions. [BIDEN - says 400,000 Americans have died; signs executive orders.] [At briefing, National Inst. of Allergy & Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony FAUCI@- says the aim is to vaccinate 75-80% of vaccination by the summer so we may get back to normal.] How the Biden team was surprised about the lack of coordination of the vaccine distribution plan discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Bruce, Mary
Duration:
00:04:30

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