‘That’s under consideration right now,’ Biden told reporters when asked if he would impose a vaccine mandate for all government workers.
With the highly contagious delta variant on the rise worldwide, health officials are growing concerned about so-called breakthrough infections among people who are fully vaccinated, since this mutation already accounts for at least 83 percent of patients.
Currently, the United States reports more than 57,000 infections and 24,000 hospitalizations per day.
Concerning this panorama, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) strongly recommended Tuesday that even vaccinated people must wear masks in areas of high Covid-19 transmission rates. pgh/Pll/oda / avr