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Public health experts say this year everyone should get a flu shot, if possible.

USA TODAY

As the governors of five states announced new coronavirus-related restrictions Friday, President Donald Trump addressed the public for the first time since losing the election and said a vaccine would be widely available by April.

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, scientific head of Operation Warp Speed, said two vaccines and two therapeutics could “potentially” receive emergency use authorization before the end of the year, and millions of Americans could begin receiving vaccinations next month.

“We plan to have enough vaccine doses available for use in the U.S. population to immunize about 20 million individuals in the month of December, and another 25-30 million per month on an ongoing basis from there on,” Slaoui said.

The U.S. keeps smashing its own records for COVID-19 cases as the fall surge is running rampant across the country. On