Biden says plan to rollout Covid vaccine may be delayed by MONTHS because of Trump's refusal to hand over power

JOE Biden said his plan to rollout a Covid-19 vaccine may be delayed by months because Donald Trump is refusing to concede.

During his address in Wilmington, Delaware today, the President-elect said that distributing the injection may "be behind by weeks or months" as a result of Trump denying the election results.

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"We should be further along," Biden said during his virtual meeting with frontline workers. "There's a whole lot of things that we just don't have available to us."

He said a handover of power was necessary for the new leader to get access to all the relevant information, data, and the means of distributing it.

The welcome news of a vaccine emerged with Pfizer, which was 90 percent effective, followed by Moderna's two-dose remedy that was 95 percent effective.

Speaking about the rollout, Biden said: "I am optimistic but we should be further along. One of the problems that we're having now is the failure of the administration to recognize [the election results].

"The law says that the General Services Administration (GSA) has a person who recognizes who the winner is.

"And then, they have to have access to all the data and information that the government possesses to be prepared.

Biden said it stated the GSA determined the "apparent winner."

"We've been unable to get access to the kinds of things we need to know like the depth of the stockpiles – we know there's not much at all.

"We get to the point where we have a sense of when these vaccines come out, how they'll be distributed, who'll be first in line or what the plan is."

Biden pointed out that "300 million Americans and beyond"

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