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President-elect Joe Biden has criticised the Trump administration for the pace of distributing Covid-19 vaccines, predicting “things will get worse before they get better” in regard to the pandemic.
“We need to be honest — the next few weeks and months are going to be very tough, very tough for our nation. Maybe the toughest during this entire pandemic,” Mr Biden said during remarks in Wilmington, Delaware on Tuesday.
His comments come as the coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 336,000 Americans, with experts warning holiday travel and gatherings could precipitate yet another spike in cases even as the virus has already been surging in states nationwide.
Mr Biden encouraged Americans to “steel our spines” for challenges to come and lambasted the Trump administration over its vaccination efforts, warning the project dubbed Operation Warp Speed was moving at a slower pace than needed.