Louisiana is among the states with the worst vaccination rates and is seeing a surge in new coronavirus cases. CNN’s Miguel Marquez visited a hospital in the Bayou State and spoke with patients who explained why they hadn’t received the vaccine.
Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio tells CNN’s Dana Bash that the covid vaccines are “a miracle” and calls for a “more effective and massive public media campaign” to convince unvaccinated Americans to get the shot.
On CNN’s State of the Union with Dana Bash, Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio dismisses Democrats’ plan to hold a Wednesday vote on the bipartisan infrastructure deal but says his bipartisan group has been “working all weekend” to finalize the bill.
CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan was on the scene at former President Donald Trump’s rally in Wellington, Ohio, where he spoke with diehard supporters who remain convinced that Trump won the 2020 election (he didn’t) and claim that Democrats and the FBI are to blame for the Capitol insurrection (they aren’t).
President Joe Biden urged more Americans to take advantage of COVID-19 vaccinations on a trip to North Carolina on Thursday as the rate of inoculations slows despite a nationwide effort to get shots in arms to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Gloria Tso reports.