WASHINGTON – Update: The briefing is over. Read the latest here.
President Joe Biden is slated on Wednesday to give remarks on the COVID-19 pandemic response and the state of vaccinations.
His remarks at 12:15 p.m. will be livestreamed in this article, but delays are possible. If there is not a livestream available, check back at a later time.
The Associated Press reported that Biden will discuss the expansion of the vaccine distribution as demands for a shot have diminished in parts of the country.
The White House is expecting to offer businesses a tax incentive to give employees paid leave to get vaccinated.
In the U.S., more than 50% of adults are at least partially vaccinated, the AP reported.