The President of the United States Joe Biden called today (19/7) the Americans to be vaccinated against him coronavirus, with the unvaccinated being considered to be responsible for the increase in cases recorded in the country.
COVID-19 infections in the United States have been on the rise in recent weeks, with officials noting that the rise is almost exclusively among unvaccinated citizens, as the highly contagious Delta variant is becoming the dominant strain in the country.
Almost everyone deaths and hospitalizations at national level concern the unvaccinated, officials say.
Speaking on the US economy, Biden said the recovery depends on the fact that the pandemic must be brought under control. He also said that four states with low vaccination rates accounted for 40% of all cases last week.
“So, please, please get vaccinated,” said the American president. “Get vaccinated now.”