Pope Francis and the leaders of many major religions have approved the vaccine obligation.
Plaintiffs, like other health care workers who oppose mandates, believe that the state does not consider that some of them are already infected with Covid-19 and has innate immunity. Claims to be.
However, scientists say previous infections do not completely protect people, and available data show that while the number of breakthrough infections in vaccinated people is increasing, vaccines remain. It shows a significant reduction in the risk of infection, hospitalization and death.
Understand Vaccine and Mask Obligations in the United States
- Vaccine rules.. On August 23, the Food and Drug Administration granted full approval of Pfizer BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for people over the age of 16 paving the way for increased obligations in both the public and private sectors. rice field. Private companies are increasingly requiring employees to vaccinate. Such obligations are legally permitted and are upheld in court opposition.
- Mask rule.. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in July masks indoor public places in areas where outbreaks are occurring, which is the opposite of the guidance provided in May by all Americans, regardless of vaccination status. It was recommended to wear. Find out where the CDC guidance applies and where the state has developed its own mask policy. In some states, the mask dispute is controversial, and some local leaders oppose the state’s ban.
- University. More than 400 universities require students to be vaccinated with Covid-19. Almost all are in the states that voted for President Biden.
- school.. Both California and New York City have introduced vaccine obligations to their education staff. According to a survey released in August, many American parents with school-age children oppose the vaccines required for their students, but mask obligations for students, teachers, and staff who do not have shots. Was in favor of.
- Hospitals and medical centers.. Many hospitals and major healthcare systems require employees to be vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine. This is due to the increased number of cases caused by the Delta variant and the low stubborn vaccination rate in the community, even within employees.
- New York City.. Indoor meals, gymnasiums, performances and other indoor situations require proof of vaccination for workers and customers, but enforcement will not begin until September 13. Teachers and other educational workers in the city’s vast school system must be vaccinated with at least one vaccine. Administered by September 27, without weekly test options. Municipal hospital workers also need to be vaccinated or have weekly tests. Employees in New York have similar rules.
- At the federal level. The Pentagon has announced that it will mandate coronavirus vaccination of 1.3 million active troops in the country by mid-September. President Biden has announced that all private federal personnel must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or subject to regular inspections, social distances, mask requirements, and most travel restrictions.
State vaccination figures show that as of Wednesday, 16% of the state’s approximately 450,000 hospital workers, or approximately 70,000, were not fully vaccinated. According to the data, 15% of skilled nursing facility staff and 14% of adult care facility workers are also completely unvaccinated, or about 25,000 more workers.
There is no clear data on the number of people who have absorbed unfounded vaccination ideas through word-of-mouth, social media, or politically influenced cable news. How many people couldn’t take a vacation to get vaccinated? And how many are worried about their personal health.
But when they add up, they create anxiety in every way.
“No one should be in this position,” Leslie said on Sunday.
She said she had vaccinated other vaccines, but even though the advocacy group Crohn’s Disease and Colitis Foundation widely recommends vaccination for people in her condition, Covid-19 shots are for her. She believes it is dangerous. Her medical exemption was denied, so she sought a religious exemption.
Conrad, a doctor’s assistant for 18 years, doesn’t understand why the protective equipment he used to protect patients and himself, even before the vaccine became available, is no longer sufficient. Said. But she also said that vaccinated workers would not be tested weekly unless they had to: she sells her home sooner and moves.