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World United States: Federal employees will need to be either vaccinated or tested once twice a week

02:25  30 july  2021
02:25  30 july  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

America’s Mask Dilemma

  America’s Mask Dilemma Depending on where you live and your risk tolerance, vaccinated people are justified in either masking or unmasking indoors.For some Americans, this is no longer a choice. Buffeted by rising COVID-19 case counts resulting from the hyper-transmissible Delta variant, Los Angeles County re-implemented an indoor mask mandate a few days ago. Unlike mask guidelines elsewhere, the new rule applies to everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Other localities might soon follow.

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ads were expected. Joe Biden took a series of measures to boost vaccination in the United States Thursday, including the obligation for millions of federal employees to be vaccinated, or to comply with a series of constraints. Non-vaccinated federal employees will have the obligation to carry the mask continuously and even in areas where CVIV-19 circulation is low, and to submit to regular tests, once or twice a week. They will also be limited in their displacements.

without going to the pure and simple immunization obligation, however, it is a change of course for the Biden administration which so far refused to associate any idea of ​​constraints to vaccination, insisting more on the individual responsibility and encouragement messages. The federal state employs 4 million people, including 2 million civilians.

What CDC's New Mask Guidelines Mean for Students, Fully Vaccinated People

  What CDC's New Mask Guidelines Mean for Students, Fully Vaccinated People The agency said vaccinated people in some parts of the country should still wear masks indoors, as cases of the Delta variant continue to rise.The agency is also recommending that all K-12 students should wear masks in school, no matter what their vaccination status is.

With regard to the military, the US president asks the army to reflect on "how and when" add the VVID-19 vaccine to the list of compulsory vaccines for the military. Joe Biden also calls on the local authorities to pay 100 dollars to anyone who is vaccinated, drawing for this in emergency funds unlocked to deal with the pandemic. Thursday, it is Google and Facebook that announced that they would only accept that employees vaccinated in their American premises.

The United States attempts to revive a vaccination campaign which, after tiring debut, tends to settle, even as the very rapid diffusion of the Variant Delta worries the health authorities. Indeed, the epidemic returns there since the beginning of the month : on July 28, the United States recorded 66 606 new cases . They also announced that their borders would remain closed to travelers until further notice.

Why Did the CDC Stop Counting Mild and Asymptomatic 'Breakthrough' COVID Cases? .
On May 1, the CDC decided to start tracking only the most severe COVID-19 cases. Two months later, the Delta variant started causing outbreaks amongst vaccinated people.On May 1, the CDC announced it would transition "from monitoring all reported vaccine breakthrough cases to focus on identifying and investigating only hospitalized or fatal cases due to any cause.

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