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First lady Jill Biden reacts to a question from a reporter at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, in Pearl, Miss., on June 22. (Tom Brenner/AFP/Getty Images)
Biden’s visits to Mississippi and Tennessee comes as health experts warn that young people in the South are increasingly being hospitalized and concerns over the delta variant grow.
The delta variant, which was first detected in India, is “unquestionably” more transmissible than other common coronavirus variants and linked to increased hospitalizations, Fauci said.
Houston Methodist was one of the nation’s first health systems to impose a coronavirus vaccine mandate.
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The United States will miss President Biden’s original goal of getting at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine to 70 percent of adults by July 4, White House coronavirus coordinator Jeff Zients conceded on Tuesday.
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