President Joe Biden has warned Americans that the number of COVID-19 deaths could rise to half a million next month as new plans to fight the virus are unveiled.
When issuing quarantine orders for people flying to the U.S., tightening the guidelines on wearing masks, the new U.S.
The United States is the worst-hit country with more than 24.6 million and 409,667 fatalities from the virus.
Regarding the wearing of masks, Biden said it had unfortunately become a partisan issue but it was a patriotic act.
Biden had earlier announced a target of 100 million vaccines nationwide in the next 100 days.
The U.S. president has already signed ten virus-related executive orders.
“We are in a national emergency. Today, I unveil a national strategy on COVID-19 and executive action to combat this epidemic.” president said,
“This plan reflects the ideas I put forward during the campaign and has been further refined over the past three months.
It consists of my Transition team, Task Force, Tony Fowzie and the team that exists today, and other specialists who put this plan together.
Our national strategy is comprehensive, it is based on science, not politics. It is based on truth, not denial, and it is detailed, ”the US president insisted.
We travel to heaven and earth to get more people vaccinated for free, to create more places to get vaccinated, to mobilize more medical teams to shoot people in the arm, to increase the supply of vaccines and to get them out the door as quickly as possible. . ”
According to the plan, people will be required to wear masks at airports and some public transportation, including many trains, planes and intercities.
The Biden administration will expand the power of vaccine production and purchase more vaccines.
President Biden will direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency to cover the costs associated with national security efforts to fight the virus.
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