The pre-published strategy of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) consists of nine components, including free self-testing for the corona virus, tightening the screening deadline for international travelers, and launching a national campaign to encourage American adults to receive an incentive dose (one second). Or the third injection, depending on the type of vaccine obtained).
Thanks to the concerted advice of each of you, we have developed this program, which does not involve closing or closing the economy, but large-scale vaccination, booster doses, screening and moreMr. Biden stressed the goal of opening schools and businesses.
Considered to be one of the highlights of the project, the home screening will be accessible from next month, the president said during a visit to Bethesda, a suburb of Washington, D.C., which is located in Maryland.
Americans with private health insurance can pay back, while others can get testing equipment at community health centers and rural clinics, Biden said.
⁇ The main feature of this is that this winter you can do a free experiment in the comfort of your own home and have peace of mind. ⁇
As stated in it New York Times, Two self-test tests can retail in the US for $ 25, while the British get them for free and the Germans pay only $ 1 per test.
The United States also needs travelers who want to travel by air Get tested for Covit-19 for up to 24 hours There is currently 72 hours to replace their scheduled departure time.
Americans traveling within the country will not be subject to the same requirements.
On the other hand, the mandatory wearing of the mask, which is in effect on public transport such as air, bus and train, and at airports and stations, will be extended until March 18.
In addition, the White House program calls for the deployment of rapid response teams to help states deal with potential outbreaks of disease, including the Omigron variant.
Updated campaign for vaccination
Vaccination is also central in the view of Joe Biden’s administration, which relies mainly on vaccinating children over 5 years of age and, in the second or third case, booster doses of 100,000 adults who have not been vaccinated. Injection.
Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended their extension Recommendation for additional booster injection For all Americans over 18 years of age. Until now, they have been recommending a booster dose for people over 50 and those at risk.
Joe Biden’s strategy includes setting up hundreds of family vaccination clinics, some of which include an awareness campaign about mobile and booster vaccines.
The U.S. president has called on companies to offer paid time to employees who receive an overdose.
According to CDC statistics, 71% of the U.S. population over the age of 18 has received adequate immunizations. Looking at Americans over the age of 5, the rate drops to 63.2%.
Under its plan, the White House has pledged to provide 200 million new vaccines to other countries within the next 100 days. Western nations are isolated to strangle their necks on vaccines, while poor nations are only able to vaccinate a small portion of their population.
Shadow of Omigron
The Democrat leader’s announcement coincides with two new cases of the omigron variant, most accurately identified in the United States, Minnesota and Colorado, after being first detected in California.
⁇ We will fight this variation with science and speed, not confusion and confusion. ⁇
According to the database New York Times, There have been an average of more than 80,000 COVID-19 cases reported daily in the United States over the past few weeks, almost seven times higher than the average recorded six months ago.