Joe Biden, set to take over as US President in Jan 2021, tweets pressing motion wanted on Covid-19

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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.

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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)

[Attribution HT]

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