Mar 2, 2021 - Health

Biden says U.S. will have enough vaccines for 300 million adults by end of May

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President Biden. Photo: Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images

President Biden on Tuesday said that ramped-up coronavirus vaccine production will provide enough doses for 300 million Americans by the end May.

Why it matters: That's two months sooner than Biden's previous promise of enough vaccines for all American adults by the end of July.

The big picture: Coronavirus cases and deaths have ticked down since the holiday season but public health officials continue to urge Americans not to let their guards down.

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