Joe Biden: The pandemic is basically not where it was

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“There’s a lot of people — there’s not — the pandemic is, quote, “over,” as I got criticized for saying. But it basically is not where it was.”.

We’re also in a situation where — you know, we have a circumstance where, you know, when we passed the Recovery Act, we ended up being able — there were 2 million people in America had gotten a vaccination. We have over 230 million people are vaccinated. (Applause.)

But, by the way, if you haven’t gotten the booster, get it. There’s a lot of people — there’s not — the pandemic is, quote, “over,” as I got criticized for saying. But it basically is not where it was.

But guess what? The — over 65 to 80 percent of the people who died of the 5,000 dy- — dying never got their shot, never got their booster shot. And it can be — save lives.

The Whitehouse: Remarks by President Biden at a Reception for the Democratic National Committee 

 

The remarks quoted above are from page 7 of the transcript below.

President Biden at a Reception for the Democratic National Committee – The White House

 

 

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Joe Biden: The pandemic is over

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