Joe Biden announces sweeping immunization measures for Americans

Joe Biden

President Joe Biden of the United States has announced a slew of initiatives aimed at encouraging Americans to get vaccinated. The new executive orders and vaccine restrictions will cover over 100 million people, or two-thirds of the American workforce.As per official data, almost 170 million Americans (just over half of the population) have been totally vaccinated, but nearly 80 million have yet to receive their first shot, resulting in a "pandemic of the unvaccinated,"

Mr. Biden put it. With approximately 101,000 unvaccinated COVID-19 patients in hospitals around the country, many of the country's intensive care units are overloaded.On Thursday evening, as he unveiled the measures at the White House, Mr. Biden said to unvaccinated Americans, "We've been patient." “ But our patience is wearing thin, and your refusal has cost all of us.

So please do the right thing,” he urged.The US President has ordered the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to require all companies employing 100 or more people to vaccinate their entire workforce or conduct weekly negative tests on unvaccinated employees as part of his six-pronged approach to fighting the current phase of the pandemic.

80 million adults are expected to be affected.A mandate requiring vaccines for healthcare professionals operating at government-funded health facilities will cover an additional 17 million people (via the Medicaid and Medicare programs).A vaccine mandate for federal employees and contractors conducting business with the government will cover another 2.5 million people.

Source: The Hindu



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