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‘Distinct minority of Americans keeping U.S from overcoming Covid-19’ – Biden

US President Joe Biden has said there is a “distinct minority of Americans” to blame for preventing the United States from overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic.

“A distinct minority of Americans supported by a distinct minority of elected officials are keeping us from turning the corner,” Biden said.

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In a televised address to the nation, Biden announced a wave of new vaccine requirements which will ultimately impact 100 million Americans.

The move aims to increase the level of vaccination across the country, which has a low vaccination rate relative to developed countries.

The rules mandate that all employers with more than 100 workers require them to be vaccinated, or test weekly for the virus.

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The US President further announced a wave of supports and grants in Covid-19 testing kits, schools, health care facilities etc.

Biden is also calling on entertainment venues and arenas to require vaccinations or proof of a negative test to gain entry.

IMAGE – “Joe Biden” by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

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