President BidenJoe BidenMcAuliffe holds slim lead over Youngkin in Fox News poll Biden signs bill to raise debt ceiling On The Money — Progressives play hard ball on Biden budget plan MORE received his booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday while touting the third dose as "safe and effective."
Biden got the shot on camera at the White House in a bid to boost confidence and encourage others to get vaccinated.
"I know it doesn't look like it, but I am over 65, way over, and that's why I'm getting my booster shot today," Biden said.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week gave the green light for Pfizer booster shots for people 65 and over, as well as adults who have underlying medical conditions or are at higher risk of contracting the virus on the job.
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