The President of the United States, Joe Biden, said on Thursday (7) that more companies in the country should force their employees to receive the vaccine against Kovid-19, the measure being taken to end the pandemic and sustain the economy. should be classified as important.
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“I urge more employers to act,” Biden said. “My message is: Demand that your employees be vaccinated,” he said.
“With vaccinations, we will beat this pandemic. Without them, we could face endless chaos in hospitals, economic loss and anxiety in schools.”
The US had a quick start in the application of vaccines in the first half, but the pace stabilized between May and August – especially in states where there are still people who do not want to be vaccinated, so much data on efficacy and effectiveness. of vaccination agents in spite of proving. The total number of fully immunized people in the country does not reach 60%.
This week, the US reached 700,000 Covid victims, and Biden called for more Americans to get vaccinated. Watch the video below.
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US President Joe Biden received a booster dose of the Kovid vaccine this Monday (27) – Photo: Kevin Lamarck / Reuters
Last month, Biden ordered all federal and government contract workers to be vaccinated, and that private employers with 100 or more workers require their employees to be vaccinated or tested weekly by Dec. That order covers 100 million people, about two-thirds of the country’s workforce.
Biden reinforced the request while visiting a near-future Microsoft data center building near Chicago.
Biden cited companies like United Airlines, which set an October deadline for full immunizations for its employees, as the first airline in the country to make that decision. He also praised other companies such as Walt Disney, Walgreens drugstore chain and Microsoft.