Working in public health

Those working in public health are concerned that state and federal policies fail to protect the most vulnerable. According to public health authorities, the overwhelming majority of Americans now dying from Covid-19 are not vaccinated. People who do not wish to get vaccinated remain vulnerable in California, even though the state has one of the world’s highest per capita immunization rates. Additionally, when society returns to pre-pandemic levels of activity, public health authorities report an increase in the number of fatalities caused by coronaviruses. Unvaccinated individuals in the United States are now less likely to contact infected people as the number of cases declines.

However, their chances of contracting Covid-19 if they come into contact with someone infected with the Delta virus or another very infectious version have increased compared to last year. The government has said that it has no intentions to remove all prohibitions on public venues, including grocery shops and pharmacies, at this time. “We have strike balance between our desire to return to a normal condition and compassion for those who have been left behind or injured,” she added. ” Public health authorities in the county of Los Angeles have issued a recommendation that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, should wear face masks when inside. Making masks is very simple – and it is extremely successful,” Fielding-Miller said.


Resource
Threat to vulnerable Americans rises as Delta variant spreads. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/01/delta-variant-us-coronavirus-us-vulnerable
Lesson plan: The history of vaccination – and opposition …. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/lessons-plans/lesson-plan-the-history-of-vaccination-and-opposition-to-it/

Published by Kenneth Dantzler-Corbin

I am a writer, editor, adjunct professor of Religion and Philosophy, English as a Second Language, Genealogy, Educator in Ambulatory Care, and Spiritual Support Specialist, Singer, Musician, and Social Justice Advocate for Human Rights.

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