US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will get a third dose of the coronavirus vaccine to boost immunity. This was reported by ABC News.
Biden said that he and his wife will receive a booster dose of the vaccine when it becomes available. Earlier, the White House said that starting September 20, all U.S. adults will be able to receive a third vaccination against COVID-19.
EXCLUSIVE: When asked by @GStephanopoulos if he and the first lady had received booster shots, Pres. Biden says: вЂњWeвЂ™re gonna get the booster shots вЂ¦ We got our shots all the way back in, I think, December. So itвЂ™s past time.вЂќ https://t.co/NYCZ0NgZH8 pic.twitter.com/WWuXqTdobF— ABC News (@ABC) August 19, 2021
The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus, sharply criticized U.S. plans to introduce a third dose of the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine.
He recalled that poor countries have vaccinated less than 2% of the population and called for a вЂњtemporary moratoriumвЂќ on revaccination worldwide.