US President-elect Joe Biden said on Wednesday (local time) that the United States was on track to start vaccinating against COVID-19 by the end of January next year because there had had “record progress” in vaccine development. .
Biden said on occasion in Delaware, “Recently there has been significant progress in vaccine development and many of these vaccines appear to be exceptionally effective. This is due to the fact that the first vaccination is on track. ” Thank you
He said it was necessary to create a distribution plan to liberate the whole country as quickly as possible “which we will do, but it will take time”.
“I hope the news of the vaccine inspires every American to take simple steps to control the virus,” the president-elect said.
Biden said the American people are at war with the virus that originated in Wuhan, not with each other.
“We have waged a war against this virus (COVID-19), which has caused us pain, loss and frustration; he killed a lot of people. I know the country is tired of fighting, but we have to remember this What we need is a war against the virus, not with each other, ”Biden said in a briefing .
He said: “This is the time when we need to strengthen our spine, redouble our efforts and come together for the fight. Remember we are all together. We have it now. There are months of this fight too. “
As America celebrates Thanksgiving Thursday, with Christmas in December, Biden recognizes that it was going to be a difficult time for the American people, who have lost a loved one to the coronovirus outbreak.
“For those who have lost a loved one, I know this time of year can be particularly difficult. Trust me, I know. I remember the first thanks, the empty chair and the silence of your breath. Biden said.
The presidential election said the United States is in the midst of a “dramatic peak” in COVID-19 cases.
“Many health systems are exposed to extreme risks. We must try to slow the growth of this virus. We are giving it to doctors, nurses and frontline workers who risk their lives and against this virus. He lost his life in a heroic fight. ”“ We give it to our fellow citizens. This means we wear a mask, maintain social distancing and limit the size of the group we belong to, ”he said.
With promising news of the vaccine, the president-elect said there was “real hope” and urged people to hang on.
“Don’t give in to fatigue. Know that we can and will defeat this virus. America will not lose this war. You will get your life back. Life is going to be normal. This is what will happen Will not last forever. “
According to the latest update from Johns Hopkins University, the United States remains the country worst affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, with 12,662,851 cases and 260,869 deaths. In the United States, 4,696,996 patients have been cured of this disease.