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The Biden administration's tough sell for free adult vaccines

Apr 24, 2023
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The Biden administration's proposal to create a new federal program to provide vaccines to uninsured adults faces an uphill battle in Congress — even among Democrats.

Why it matters: Experts in favor of the program say now is the time to capitalize on lessons learned about vaccine distribution during COVID-19. They say providing free vaccines to uninsured adults could save tens of billions of dollars over time.

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