Biden to direct states to make all adults eligble for vaccine by May 1

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden attends an event where he announced administration plans to double its order of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, procuring an additional 100 million doses, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 10, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will direct states to make all adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccines by May 1 and declare that Americans should expect to be able to host neighborhood parties come the July 4 holiday during a prime-time television address on Thursday, according to two senior White House officials.

Biden is expected to also announce the deployment of an additional 4,000 active-duty troops to help with vaccinations and the start of a web site that will alllow Americans to find out where they can get vaccinated, the senior officials said.

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