Mask warrants were preventable | Listen to me
WASHINGTON – On Saturday, the district reinstated its mandate to mask people inside, regardless of immunization status.
It came on the heels of the release of new guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommending that all people wear masks indoors in areas of substantial or higher transmission of COVID-19. .
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Hospitals are currently overflowing with unvaccinated people who have the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus.
The solution to beating the pandemic is simple: get yourself vaccinated.
We’ve seen data from the CDC that shows how effective vaccines are against the virus, including the Delta variant.
Yes, you could catch the virus, but the CDC and experts like Dr Anthony Fauci say the vaccines work the way they’re supposed to.
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“If you are infected, the likelihood of you having a serious outcome from the infection is very low,” Dr Fauci said recently. “You are much more likely to be either symptom free or not symptomatic.”
And yet, less than half of the population is fully vaccinated.
The Washington football team added its seventh team member to its COVID reserve list on Sunday. We don’t know how many players, if any, have tested positive, but we do know the team has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the league.
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If we feel like we are taking a step back, it’s because we are doing it. The return of mask warrants was a completely preventable outcome if everyone listened to health experts and got vaccinated.
Every day that you read or watch the news there is a new story about someone in the hospital who is seriously ill and wishes they had the vaccine.
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If nothing else will, convince yourself to get the hang of it. We can get to where we want to be, get back to normal, if we all get vaccinated.
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