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Biden Administration Seeks More Doses Plus Help to Inject

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The Biden administration said the U.S. needs more people to administer Covid-19 vaccinations, in addition to the doses themselves and places for people to get them.

“This is a multifaceted challenge -- it’s not just about having supply,” Jen Psaki, press secretary to President Joe Biden, said at a White House briefing Monday. The administration is calling for hiring 100,000 public-health workers in part to ensure that there are more vaccinators, she said. “It’s also about having more people who can physically put shots into the arms of Americans, and it’s about ensuring we have places that that can be done.”