President-elect Joe Biden is expected to get his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine early next week, CNN has learned, and plans to get his shot for all to see.
“I don’t want to get a head of the line, but I want to make sure we demonstrate to the American people that it is safe to take,” Biden told reporters today in Wilmington. “When I do it, I’ll do it publicly, so you can all witness my getting it done.”
People familiar with the plans say Biden is likely to get his shot next week. The delay has not been borne out of hesitation, aides say, but rather logistics of administering the shot in a public setting.