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president Joe Biden on Monday made comments on the government’s Covid-19 measures and vaccination efforts across the country.
Biden’s remarks come just hours after the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Rochelle Walensky severely warned reporters. She said she was concerned that the US was facing “impending doom” as daily Covid-19 cases pick up againand threatens to send more people to hospital, although vaccinations increase across the country.
U.S. health officials are urging Americans to get vaccinated as soon as possible while following pandemic safety measures.
A CDC study looking at health workers and other key workers released on Monday found Pfizerand Moderna‘s Covid-19 Vaccines were 80% effective in preventing coronavirus infections two weeks after a single dose. Two doses were better than one, with vaccines effectiveness increasing to 90% two weeks after the second dose, the agency found.