President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, announced on Thursday afternoon that any company with more than 100 employees would require them to vaccinate against COVID-19 or present a negative diagnostic test weekly, a measure that affects nearly 80 million Americans. affects.
The president introduced new federal vaccination requirements against COVID-19, which will affect nearly 100 million Americans, in order to increase vaccination rates and prevent the spread of the delta version of the coronavirus that kills thousands of people every week. claims and does economic reforms of the country. In danger.
What else are you going to expect? What else do they have to do with it? Vaccines are free, safe and convenient, they are approved by FDA (Food and Drug Administration) … Patience is running out and refusing something affects all of us. Please, do the right thing. Don’t just listen to me, listen to the unvaccinated Americans who are dying in hospitals.”He told the White House.
Additionally, the approximately 17 million health facility workers who receive federal Medicare and Medicaid services will also need to be fully vaccinated.
He also announced that he would sign executive orders to oblige all executive branch employees and contractors who do business with the federal government to vaccinate, without the possibility of opting for weekly tests.
The United States, on the other hand, will increase the production of tests to detect the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and sell them at a reduced cost for people to take from their homes.
Similarly, the president said he ordered doubling the amount of fines for those refusing to wear masks at airports and on airplanes.
“We are going to double the fine for passengers who refuse to wear masks. If you break the law, be prepared to pay. And, by the way, respect “Biden said in relation to incidents of abuse and insults to airline employees or airport employees in the past months.
Just two months ago, Biden prematurely declared the country’s “independence” from the virus. Now, despite the fact that more than 208 million Americans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, the United States records a nearly 300% increase in new infections of COVID-19 per day, 2.5 times more hospitalizations. Recruitment and nearly double the number of deaths compared to the same dates last year.
“We are at a critical moment, we have the tools, now we have to get the job done with truth, with science, with confidence and as a nation. We are the United States of America, there is not a single job that We can’t on working together”, culmination