The coronavirus, which started in 2019, has been spreading worldwide like a wildfire, and it has been causing damages to the human race since then. Even it has been two years since the pandemic started, it has been very difficult in controlling the pandemic. Even though countries have imposed safety measures, restrictions, and imposed lockdown, it has been difficult to control the situation in any particular country and worldwide. As per the news reports, the United States of America is at the top of the list with the highest number of infected cases, and day by day, the death rates are increasing.
President Biden Team Up With Black Barbershops To Encourage People To Get Vaccinated
As per the recent reports, the total number of infected people in the United States of America is more than 3.3 crores, and the death count is more than 9.4 lakhs. The United States has imposed many restrictions and started giving vaccinations to the people. Even the companies like Pfizer and AstraZeneca are providing vaccinations to the Unites States. The recent reports also mentioned that before President Joe Biden took over the administration, only 1% of Americans were vaccinated. Still, as per recent reports, almost 50% of Americans are vaccinated. He took over the administration in January, which shows how fast his administration is taking over and trying to safeguard the country’s people.
As per the recent reports, Biden’s administration also announced free child care and extended pharmacy hours to encourage people to get vaccinated. There are few groups of people who were like, we will get the vaccination if required, but now after seeing all friends and family around them, are willing to get vaccinated. Still, there are certainly other people who stated that they would never get vaccinated. To make the people interested and encourage the people to get vaccinated, President Biden has provided them with all the facilities as mentioned above. As per the recent news, the White House announced a new partnership seeking to increase vaccination count by enlisting the Black barbershops. One of the major pushes also includes free child care and extended pharmacy hours to facilitate inoculations.
This initiative came a month before the Independence day deadline, at which president Biden announced that he wants to achieve 70% of the population to get vaccinated by July 4 and at least the first dose of vaccination. Where he referred to the month June as the month of action and as per the recent data available from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 60% of the adults have received more than the first dose of vaccination and more than 50% of the adults have already received both the doses of the vaccination. He also mentioned that 12 states have already reached the 70% goal and expect other states to reach the goal by this week. He also mentioned that increasing vaccinations gives a chance that Americans could return to normal.
He also mentioned that The United States of America is heading into the summer, which is totally different from last summer’s summer. A summer of freedom, a summer of joy, a summer of get-togethers and celebrations. He said that this country deserves an all-Americans summer after a long, long dark winter that we all have endured. He also launched a campaign called shots at shops in partnership between the White House and Black Coalition against the covid-19. It was also mentioned the customers who will be participating in the barbershops’ will be provided will educational materials on hand will be having an on-site vaccination event to encourage their customers to get vaccinated.