President Trump campaigned for mandatory vaccination

On October 7, US President Joe Biden affirmed that mandatory vaccination has become a necessary and effective tool to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

US President Joe Biden speaks in Washington, DC on September 10, 2021. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden speaks in Washington, DC on September 10, 2021. Photo: AFP

According to the reporter, in a speech when he visited Illinois in an effort to promote the implementation of mandatory vaccination regulations as well as explain why the White House must be fierce about this task, President Biden affirmed. : “These requirements have worked,” adding that the mandatory vaccination notice he issued encouraged businesses to feel they could come and ask their employees to do the same. on one's own. As a result, more people are now being vaccinated as well as being saved.

President Biden argued that government officials had no other choice to push people to get vaccinated when over the past time officials in the administration had taken a series of measures, such as buying enough vaccines. to make sure every American can get the shot, expand eligibility and access, and provide incentives for those who haven't gotten their shot during the summer.

In addition, President Biden also dismissed criticism from Republicans and others about the White House's mandatory vaccination requirements. Mr. Biden noted that students and healthcare workers have been required for decades to get certain vaccines, and he thinks only a small percentage of workers refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

President Biden's speech is part of a broader effort by the White House in recent weeks to more strongly encourage the introduction of mandatory vaccination requirements at private companies.

A White House analysis released ahead of President Biden's trip found that vaccination rates have increased by more than 20% in companies, educational institutions, health systems and public sector agencies that require them. vaccination staff. The White House also continues to record the results of mandatory vaccination as the number of unvaccinated people has decreased by a third since Biden announced the policy to certify vaccinations for federal employees. In July, President Biden announced that federal employees would have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested regularly. However, last month the White House was more aggressive, requiring federal employees to be vaccinated and announcing mandatory vaccinations at large companies.

According to the results of opinion polls, many Americans support vaccination requirements. An Axios-Ipsos poll last month found that 60 percent of Americans polled said they support the White House's mandatory vaccination requirement, while a Fox News poll showed a majority in favor of the policies. vaccination requirements for teachers, federal government employees, and business employees.

More than 700,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020, and the country is still facing the risk of a new wave due to the highly contagious Delta variant as the number of new infections and hospitalizations increases. record levels in recent weeks. Therefore, President Biden emphasized that there is still a long way to go and the fact that this is a pandemic of the unvaccinated.

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