Sumary of President-elect Biden implores Americans to wear a mask: It’s ‘not a political statement’:
- President-elect Joe Biden urged Americans on Monday to wear a mask to help the country bring the coronavirus pandemic under control, to save lives and to enable communities to reopen schools and businesses..
- Biden made his comments hours after Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 among those without evidence of prior infection..
- President-elect Joe Biden speaks to reporters about efforts to confront the coronavirus diisease (COVID-19) pandemic after meeting with members of his “Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board”.
- Biden’s remarks stand in stark contrast to that of President Donald Trump, who resisted wearing a mask in public for months at the start of the pandemic..
- In addition to testing, Biden said he is “building a corps of contact tracers who will track and curb this disease.”…