US President orders states to make all adults eligible for COVID vaccine by May 1

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WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden has said he would order states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccinations by 1st May.

He said this in his televised address after signing a 1.9 trillion dollar stimulus economic relief bill into law and also marking a year of the pandemic.

President Biden hoped that America can "mark independence" from Covid-19 on 4th July after complete vaccination in the country.

He also denounced "vicious hate crimes" against Asian Americans, who he said had been "attacked, harassed, blamed and scapegoated for the pandemic.

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