According to a report by CNN Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said on Tuesday July 7, 2020 he does not anticipate a federal coronavirus vaccine mandate in the US once one is made available.
Dr. Fauci explained he “could see individual institutions mandating a vaccine” but not at the nationwide level “merely because of all the situations you have encroaching upon a person’s freedom to make their own choice of their own health.”
In the meantime, Dr. Fauci stressed the importance of face masks in combating the virus — something he said he’s “strongly in favor” of mandating, just not on the federal level. Read the complete story here:
In his remarks on Tuesday July 7, 2020 President Trump referenced when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended against wearing masks earlier in the pandemic. But the CDC later reversed its decision, saying people should wear masks in public spaces. Read more here:
What are your thoughts regarding a vaccine federal mandate in the United States?