Biden to visit Chicago area, press need for COVID-19 vaccine

U.S. President Joe Biden hosts a virtual coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Summit as part of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from the South Court Auditorium in the White House complex in Washington, U.S., September 22, 2021.REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden will travel to the Chicago area on Thursday as part of the administration's effort to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the White House said on Monday.

Reporting by Diane Bartz; editing by Susan Heavey

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