Sumary of Official: Biden moving vaccine eligibility date to April 19:
- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden was set to announce Tuesday that he is shaving about two weeks off his May 1 deadline for states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccines..
- With states gradually expanding eligibility beyond such priority groups as older people and essential, front-line workers, the president plans to announce that every adult in the U.S..
- The announcement about vaccine eligibility is somewhat symbolic and comes as states already were moving up their deadlines from the original May 1 goal..
- At least a dozen states opened eligibility to anyone over the age of 16 on Monday alone, while New Jersey governor announced Monday that people age 16 and older will become eligible on April 19….