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President Biden visits COVID vaccine plant in Portage


President Joe Biden says he's impressed by Pfizer's COVID vaccine manufacturing operation in Portage. He visited the plant in the Kalamazoo suburb this afternoon. Biden says he knows some people are hesitant about getting a shot, especially in minority communities:

"But if there's one message to cut through to everyone in this country, it's this: the vaccines are safe. Please, for yourself, your family, your community, this country, take the vaccine when it's your turn and available."

Biden says with the help of Pfizer and other companies, the US is on track to have enough corona virus vaccine for everyone who needs it by the end of July. And he says the federal government is helping Michigan and other states ramp up vaccination programs.