Amid the surge in coronavirus (Covid-19) infections within the United States, President-elect Joe Biden tweeted that pressing motion is required now by the present administration as he would take over subsequent yr.
“I am the president-elect, but will not be president until next year. COVID-19 does not respect dates on the calendar, it is accelerating right now. Urgent action is needed today, now, by the current administration,” Biden mentioned in his tweet.
He mentioned in his subsequent tweet that the coronavirus disaster “demands a robust and immediate federal response which has been woefully lacking”.
I’m alarmed by the surge in reported COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and fatalities. This disaster calls for a sturdy and instant federal response which has been woefully missing.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 14, 2020
Biden, who has proven utmost concern in direction of the pandemic, issue a statement about a 12-member Covid-19 activity pressure which might be liable for formulation of a number of policy to fight the illness one time he takes workplace in January.
According to a report filed by The Conversation, among the prime priorities embody managing rise in cases which are affecting a big portion of the nation, growth in manufacture of PPE kits together with N-95 masks and an equitable distribution of a secure, efficient and freed from value coronavirus vaccine one time obtainable.
According to Worldometer figures, the United States has registered over 11 million Covid-19 cases until now out of which 249,975 have succumbed to the an infection. It still continues to stay the worst hit globally.
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Several states within the nation have both re-imposed lockdowns or have opted to different measures corresponding to limiting the dimensions of gatherings, making companies shut early and so forth. With a view to revive the financial system, Experts have mentioned that strict however comparatively quick lockdowns might in the end lead to much less financial ache than the half-measures being employed now.
Meanwhile, President Donald Trump – who has been criticised for his dealing with of the pandemic – urged all American residents to stay “vigilant.”
He also mentioned vaccines would “arrive within a few weeks,” including they have been prepared and merely awaiting approval – and can be given “to high-risk individuals right away.”
(With company inputs)