The government said it seeks to build more trust and get enough Americans vaccinated to mitigate the spread of the virus and its variants amid a slowdown in the pace of the vaccination campaign.
White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients said Sunday that the United States is controlling the coronavirus epidemic and that U.S. Department of Health officials is focusing on vaccinating more Americans.
I would say we are turning the page.
He says the job now is to build trust and continue to vaccinate Americans against the virus and its variants.
The Giants' words come as the U.S. Health Department President Joe Biden is campaigning for U.S. health officials to address vaccine concerns and make access as accessible as possible. Are On July 4, the country's Independence Day, 70 percent of Americans have at least one dose.
The campaign slows down.
In recent days the vaccination campaign in the United States has seen a slowdown, with several mass vaccination sites closing due to declining demand, leaving authorities exploring new ways to reach people who have not yet received a vaccine.
As of April 11, the national vaccination rate is on the rise, according to official figures. While 55% of American adults now have one or more doses, there is still a long way to go to get rid of the virus.
Gradually, all the people who were convinced they want to be vaccinated have done so, so now the campaign aims to reach undecided or hard-to-reach people, such as those who live in rural areas.
To do this, the United States Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, promised last Friday a new initiative to help people get vaccinated through their own doctors, who, according to research, are usually the most reliable messengers.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the White House's top advisers on the coronavirus, said that if Biden's goal was met or exceeded, there would be no further increase in coronavirus infection.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NBC, said the more the population is vaccinated, the less likely it is that the next fall or winter will be significant. Will increase
That's why vaccines are so important. That's the wild card we have, and that we didn't have last fall or last winter, 55% of adults with at least one dose.
To date, 112 million people in the United States have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 55% of adults have received at least one dose, while 33.7% have been fully vaccinated.
An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after immunization (or a second dose for two injections).
There are three vaccines authorized in the country, Pfizer / Biotech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson.