At an event in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden called a “purposeless” The strategy of the Government of President Donald Trump, which withholds 50% of available vaccines, distributing them to states and other jurisdictions weeks later to be administered as a second dose in immunization.
“The vaccines give us hope, but the distribution has been a failure,” said Biden who, in response to reporters, indicated that his government’s economic stimulus package, on which to give details next Thursday, “It will have a very high price, in billions of dollars”.
In exclusive statements for the television network CNN, Transition Team spokesman TJ Ducklo indicated that the president-elect believes it should be “speed up the vaccine while we continue to ensure that the Americans who need it most get it as quickly as possible. “
The covid-19 pandemic has sickened more than 22 million people and has caused more than 355,000 deaths in the United States And while the Trump administration promised that about 20 million people will receive the vaccine by the end of 2020, only about four million people have received it.