Live updates: Biden defends proposed tax increases as he pitches education, family safety-net plans

“There’s this debate over what constitutes herd immunity, is it 70 percent of the population? Sixty-eight percent, 81 percent? The point is that by the end of the summer, right now, every single person 16 years or older doesn’t have to wait in line, can show up and get a vaccination now,” the president said when asked about herd immunity after remarks at a community college in Virginia. “My plea to everyone, get vaccinated now.”

Source: WP