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Coronavirus Roundup: Biden Promises Vaccine Transparency with States and Localities; White House COVID Team Gives First Briefing

January 27, 2021

While giving remarks on his administration’s coronavirus vaccine strategy on Tuesday afternoon, Biden said, “I’ve said in the past, we want to give credit to everyone involved in this vaccine effort and the prior administration and the science community and the medical sphere” for starting the vaccine program. “But it’s also no secret that we have recently discovered, in the final days of the transition—and it wasn’t until the final days we got the kind of cooperation we needed—that once we arrived, the vaccine program was in worse shape than we anticipated or expected.” Here are some of the other recent headlines you might have missed.