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This Whole Thing Really Should Be Over by Memorial Day, Shouldn’t It?

President Joe Biden delivers remarks as he takes part in a Munich Security Conference virtual event from the East Room at the White House, February 19, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

It’s a great headline to see: “Biden Expects U.S. to Have Covid-19 Vaccines for All Adults by End of May.”

But I hope the Biden administration realizes what it is getting into with this announcement. First, while Biden added that having a sufficient supply by the end of May isn’t necessary a declaration that everyone will be vaccinated by the end of May . . .  people will now reasonably conclude that almost everyone they know, or at least a large majority of everyone they know, will be vaccinated by the end of May. That’s not a guarantee. We’re eleven weeks


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