The novel coronavirus continued to make headlines all over the world these days. Potential treatments, viable vaccines, side effects around the vaccines, new strains – all these are subjects surrounded by massive controversies.
Despite the fears surrounding the vaccines due to some of their side effects, healthcare workers are urging people to vaccinate against the novel coronavirus.
Mandatory vaccinations in some industries
ABCNews just revealed that The American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association have joined up with over 50 other health care organizations in order to call for mandatory vaccinations in their industry, citing rising COVID cases and their trust in the vaccine.
“Due to the recent COVID-19 surge and the availability of safe and effective vaccines, our health care organizations and societies advocate that all health care and long-term care employers require their workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine,” the organizations wrote in a joint statement just the other day.
The same online publication noted that they don’t think the health care industry should be the only one to require vaccines. They also called on other industries to follow suit.
“As the health care community leads the way in requiring vaccines for our employees, we hope all other employers across the country will follow our lead and implement effective policies to encourage vaccination.”
This is what the joint statement said.
Its continued and said the following:
“The health and safety of U.S. workers, families, communities, and the nation depends on it.”
Coronavirus in the news
Other than this, it’s been recently revealed that there’s a possibility that the covid vaccine could be taken as a pill. Check out the latest reports about all this revealed by BBC.
Also, SciTechDaily just revealed that the possible emergence of vaccine-resistant SARS-CoV-2 variants, as well as novel coronaviruses, are now making finding treatments that work against all coronaviruses as important as ever.