“We call for all health care and long-term care employers to require their employees to be vaccinated against covid-19,” the American Medical Association, the American Nurses Association.
Confirmed coronavirus infections have nearly quadrupled during July, from about 13,000 cases per day at the start of the month to more than 50,000 now according to The Post’s tracking.
More than 38 percent of nursing home staff were not fully vaccinated as of July 11, according to data collected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and analyzed by LeadingAge, which represents nonprofit nursing homes and other providers of eldercare. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/doctors-nurses-and-health-groups-call-for-mandatory-coronavirus-vaccinations-for-health-workers/ar-AAMzzZM?ocid=msedgntp
The statement — signed by 57 medical and health groups, representing millions of workers — represents an increasingly tough stance amid the sluggish pace of national vaccinations.