Lifestyle Health President Biden Says U.S. Will Secure 600 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses by July "We've now purchased enough vaccine supplies to vaccinate all Americans," Biden said during a trip to National Institutes of Health By Katie Campione Katie Campione Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 11, 2021 07:55 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Joe Biden. Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images The United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccines for 300 million people by July, President Joe Biden said Thursday. Biden announced during a trip to National Institutes of Health that the U.S. has secured contracts from both Moderna and Pfizer to deliver an additional 100 million doses each by the end of July. A total of 600 million doses will have been delivered to the U.S. by mid-summer — more than a month earlier than initially anticipated, Biden said. "We've now purchased enough vaccine supplies to vaccinate all Americans," Biden said, via USA Today. "Now we're working to get those vaccines into the arms of millions of people." Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images How COVID Affects Your Heart, According to a Cardiologist Biden also noted that the timeline could further accelerate if a third COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson receives FDA approval. The president said "it's been a hell of a learning process" to increase the vaccine supply and the country's capacity to deploy them, the Associated Press reported. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free weekly newsletter to get the biggest news of the week delivered to your inbox every Friday. He said he inherited "no plan to vaccinate most of the country" from his predecessor, former President Donald Trump. "It is no secret that the vaccination program was in much worse shape than my team and I anticipated," he said, according to the AP. RELATED VIDEO: Joe Biden Receives Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccination CDC Says Double Masking or Wearing Tightly Fitted Masks Can Reduce COVID Transmission by 96.5% He added, "My predecessor, to be very blunt about it, did not do his job. We won't have everything fixed for a while. But we're going to fix it." To date, the U.S. has administered more 46 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, with just more than 11 million people having received the second dose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Biden also said Thursday that the country is on track to exceed his administration's goal of administering 100 million vaccine doses within his first 100 days in office, the AP reports. "That's just the floor," Biden said. "Our end goal is beating COVID-19." As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from the CDC, WHO and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.