Biden assesses the future of Covid-19 “new normal” — Action News Now

President Joe Biden stated that he believes that the “new normal” brought about by the Covid-19 outbreak will eventually subside, which makes people feel optimistic about the pandemic, and that the situation in the United States is already much better than in 2021.

“The Covid we are dealing with now will not stay,” Biden told reporters on Friday that the United States has “We are developing and continuing to develop more tools” To suppress the virus.

The President believes that compared to last year, the United States is currently in a better position. Although the Omicron variant has caused a new wave of Covid infections, 90% of schools still remain open.Biden stated that this is only possible because his government has already spent the necessary time “Time and Money” In terms of solutions, it is emphasized that 11 million coronavirus tests are performed every day as part of the policy.

“The new normal will not be like it is now, it will get better,” The President continued.

Before Biden’s statement, his six former health advisers published several critical articles calling for a thorough reform of the federal new crown virus strategy, and urged Washington to recognize that the virus will exist indefinitely and adapt to this reality.

“As the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 shows, COVID-19 will continue to exist,” The former consultant is in one of them article, Published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

The former official emphasized, “Policy makers need to set goals and strategies for the’new normal’ of COVID-19 life and communicate them clearly to the public,” Especially when Omicron raises concerns “About a permanent state of emergency.” They also said that the Biden team should use “humble,” Note that there is still a lot to know about the virus, as well as vaccines and treatments.

According to data tracked by Johns Hopkins University, since the beginning of the pandemic at the end of 2019, the United States has registered more than 59 million cases of coronavirus infection. With the rapid spread of the more infectious Omicron strain, the country broke the world case record earlier this week, reporting more than 1 million infections in a single day.However, early research on the latest variant shows that it is Not so fatal Mutations than before.

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