US President Joe Biden made a speech at the White House on the latest situation in vaccination studies in the country and the fight against Covid-19.
Recalling that many sports clubs and businesses organize campaigns to encourage the Covid-19 vaccine, Biden said, “Since I took office, the vaccine dose will exceed 250 million tomorrow. I think this is a great success for our country.” used the expressions.
Biden reminded that they set a target for 70 percent of adults in the country to receive at least 1 dose of vaccine by July 4, the country’s independence day, and said that this rate is now over 58 percent and they believe they can achieve these goals.
Pointing out that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the administration of the Pfizer / Biontech vaccine to children between the ages of 12-15, Biden emphasized that everyone should be vaccinated not only for themselves but also for those around them.
Stating that there is a serious decrease in cases, deaths and hospitalizations in the country with the vaccination studies, Biden stated that “The New York Times newspaper wrote that hospitalizations caused by Covid-19 have reached the lowest level since April 2020. Effective use of vaccines prevents the spread of the virus, thousands It saves people’s lives and enables them to return to normal life. ” said.
ABOUT THE COLONIAL PIPELINE, “YOU WILL HEAR GOOD NEWS IN THE FOLLOWING 24 HOURS”
Referring to the developments regarding the Colonial Pipeline pipeline, which has been closed since Friday due to cyber attack, Biden stated that they are in close contact with the company on this issue.
Stating that the closure of the oil pipeline in question is one of the reasons for the increase in gasoline prices, Biden said, “I think you will hear some good news in the next 24 hours and we will take this under control.” he spoke.
The operations of the Colonial Pipeline pipeline, which transports more than 100 million gallons of gasoline and other fuel daily from Houston to the Port of New York, were halted on May 7 due to a cyber attack.