With this highly contagious variant at risk of dominating the United States, President Biden has reiterated the importance of the vaccine, the pace of which has weakened in recent months.
During a brief press conference at the White House, he said his administration wants to increase the availability of vaccines in doctors’ offices and workplaces.
The White House also aims to increase vaccination rates by pediatricians and other health care providers for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18, with the school year set to begin in a few weeks.
Its strategy includes expanding mobile vaccination units to religious or sporting gatherings, and sensitizing Americans not to go through the door-to-door campaign.
My administration has been doing everything possible to provide a complete government response […] In order to defeat the infection, Confirmed the US President.
Everyone has to do their part.
According to figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday, 67.1% of Americans over the age of 18 have received at least one dose of the Govit-19 vaccine.
Joe Biden He hoped the rate would have increased to 70% In adults on July 4, the symbolic date of Independence Day.
According to New York Times, Immunization providers managed an average of about 1.1 million doses per day as of Friday, down 68% from the 3.4 million reached in mid-April.
Millions of unvaccinated Americans are infected with the corona virus, Joe Biden warned.
Their communities are in danger, their friends are in danger, the people they love are in danger, He cleaned up and called back Americans who had not already done so to get one of the three vaccines available in the country.
This has never been important. Do it now for yourself, your loved ones, your surroundings, and your country. This may seem normal, but it is a patriotic act.
The number of corona virus cases in the United States has dropped drastically after two months Struck a plateau In recent weeks, there has been an increase in infections in low-vaccinated areas of the country, such as Missouri and Arkansas.
Public health professionals are particularly concerned about the prevalence of delta variability. Especially in the south of the country.
A destination was reached a few days late
However, the U.S. president pointed out that 160 million U.S. adults, or nearly 63% of this population, will be fully vaccinated by this weekend, which is another goal he set for July 4 and the United States missed short.
As I said in my speech to the nation on Independence Day, we are closer than ever in declaring our independence from this deadly virus., He said, two days later “Celebrates America’s Return”.
Today, after a conference with my entire COVID-19 team, I am proud to say that we are even more thankful for our war effort to deliver 300 million units in just 150 days., He added.
Currently, 58.2% of Americans over the age of 18 are fully immunized.
The nature of the vaccine is largely political in nature. According to a recent survey Washington Post And ABC News, 86% of Democrats claim to have received at least one dose of the vaccine, compared to just 45% of Republicans.
Nearly 20 states with the highest vaccination rates voted for Joe Biden in the November 2020 presidential election.
In response, some fifteen states most opposed to the vaccine voted for Donald Trump.
In addition, 47% of Republicans say they are reluctant to get vaccinated compared to 6% of Democrats.
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