The president-elect announced the creation of a group of experts against the covid. And he pleaded with people to wear masks.
It was a plea. Almost a plea. “Please wear a chinstrap”Joe Biden said on Monday in a brief statement in his capacity as president-elect of the United States, making it clear that before anything else, his first commitment will be to face the coronavirus pandemic.
With a mask in hand, he remembered that, regardless of political color, wearing a mask was necessary to save lives. “It won’t be for long,” he said. But he insisted that is “the best weapon” to defend against the virus.
In this way, they can save the life of the baker, a teacher or your own life, he said after announcing your new team of experts against the coronavirus.
Biden called on infectious disease experts, doctors, scientists, former health officials to make a plan against the pandemic, which he and Kamala Harris will put in place when they take office on January 20, 2020.
Hours earlier, the president-elect’s team had officially announced the appointment of the expert group to tackle the pandemic, as well as the next government’s plans to do more tests, and that these are free for all.
Biden also applauded the news about a promising coronavirus vaccine, but cautioned that Americans must be aggressive with wearing chinstraps and social distancing as infections continue to rise across the country.
“Even if that is accomplished, and some Americans are vaccinated later this year, it will be many more months before there is widespread vaccination in this country,” Biden said, noting that the vaccine does not change the “urgent reality.” ‘that Americans will have to rely on wearing face masks, distancing and other mitigation measures in the coming months.
The United States is the country with the most infections and deaths from coronavirus.