The Biden administration has arranged to purchase an additional 100 million doses of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine — enough when added to vaccines from other sources to provide the nation with more than enough doses to inoculate every American, the White House said Wednesday.

The actions come as states ease pandemic restrictions; Texas has dropped them all, becoming open "100%," Gov. Greg Abbott said.

Also Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic-relief bill, which now goes to President Joe Biden for his signature. The stimulus package includes $1,400 checks for most Americans, billions for vaccines, and money to reopen schools. Biden is expected to sign the legislation Friday.

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