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To Bridge The Digital Divide, Biden Administration Launches Vaccine Hotline

A medical professional from UofL Health administers a vaccine to a patient in their vehicle at University of Louisville Cardinal Stadium. Source: Jon Cherry

In the early months of the vaccination campaign, Internet access was essential to the search for a vaccination appointment.

But given that more than 14 million people in the U.S. lack reliable access to high speed Internet, technology has been a barrier for some Americans.

To help overcome this digital divide, the Biden administration has launched a new vaccination to get 70% of adults in the U.S. vaccinated with at least one dose by July 4.

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