Biden’s COVID-19 plan- Things will get worse before they get betterJanuary 22, 2021 05:12
USA President Joe Biden signed a list of executive orders to help the fight against the COVID-19 vaccine which has ravaged across the country.
The number of vaccines and and testing will increase. There will also be more announcements and protocols for the citizens to wear masks at all times in public.
Biden stated that it will take months to defeat the COVID-19 vaccine. He believes that America will get through the pandemic if people stood together. The Trump administration was accused heavily for failing to get a grip with the pandemic.
USA has lost over 4,06,000 lives according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 24.5 million citizens have been infected with the virus.
Biden has declared the situation as a wartime undertaking. He stated that more Americans have died in the pandemic than the who of World War Two.
Biden has given scientists the liberty for scientists to continue research to decrease the impact of the pandemic without any political interference.
By summer, 70-85% of the American population will be vaccinated. The country will be relatively normal by autumn. Political figured and doctors are persuading people who are sceptical about the virus to take the vaccine.
The Biden administration is talking to the vaccine manufacturers to produce more vaccines and reduce supply problems. The government is ready to fund adequately for the vaccine needs.
Around 16.5 million vaccine shots have been administered in the country so far. The chief medical adviser who served under Trump as well, welcomes the new administration’s emphasis on science.
Biden will need co-operation from the Senate and House of Representatives for the package to be adopted smoothly. The aim is to reopen most schools safely within 100 days and establish more vaccination centers at stadiums and community facilities. International travelers will have to test negative before arriving in the United States and self quarantine for 14 days on arrival in the country.
Wearing masks and social distancing will become mandatory in all public areas.
Government will provide more funding for state and local officials to help tackle the pandemic. The US will continue to provide funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) to help tackle the pandemic.
By Meena Atmakuri