Medical Groups Call For Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines For Health Care Workers

“Vaccination is the primary way to put the pandemic behind us and avoid the return of stringent public health measures.”

7/27/2021 5:22:00 AM

“Vaccination is the primary way to put the pandemic behind us and avoid the return of stringent public health measures.”

“Vaccination is the primary way to put the pandemic behind us and avoid the return of stringent public health measures.”

as cases begin to rise again across the U.S.“We call for all health care and long-term care employers to require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19,” the organizationssaid in the letterpublished Monday. The American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians are among the groups that signed on to the letter.

New York City anti-vaccine mandate protesters storm mall food court: 'My body, my choice' Long-Silent Facebook Friend Comes Out Of Woodwork With Post Asking About Insulating Windows Liz Cheney: `I was wrong' in opposing gay marriage in past

The groups cited the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus, which has been spreading among unvaccinated people, for the recent surge in new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths across the U.S.“Vaccination is the primary way to put the pandemic behind us and avoid the return of stringent public health measures,” the letter states. “Unfortunately, many health care and long-term care personnel remain unvaccinated.”

About 25% of hospital workers who work directly with patients had not received even one COVID-19 vaccine shot as of May, according toof 2,500 hospitals across the country.SOPA Images via Getty ImagesHealth care workers and others gathered at several hospitals throughout Michigan on Saturday to protest the recent announcement by Trinity Health and Henry Ford Health systems that nurses and other health workers under their employment will be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. headtopics.com

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, the vice provost for global initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania who organized the group statement, said health care workers had an “ethical duty to put patients’ health and well-being first.”“Employer vaccine mandates are effective and lifesaving, and they are especially appropriate in health care and long-term care settings,” he said in a

Monday. “No patient should have to worry that they could become infected by one of their care providers, and no provider should put their patient at risk.”SOPA Images via Getty ImagesProtesters demonstrate against vaccine mandates for hospital workers outside Michigan's St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital.

Coronavirus cases have been rising across the U.S. in recent weeks while vaccination rates plateau. Read more: HuffPost »

Gavin Newsom holds onto his job as California governor, CNN projects

California's Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has defeated the effort to remove him from office, according to a projection from the CNN Decision Desk, capping off a recall effort that was born in partisan anger over his pandemic response but ended with a vote of confidence in his strategy to combat it.

Under no circumstances should any medicine or medical procedure be mandatory to work or freely move around in our country. That's against the Nuremberg code, and totally immoral. Get vaxed if you're scared. Dr death Vaccinate or get Fired form your Job

Major medical groups call for employers to mandate Covid-19 vaccines for health care workersAs the number of Covid-19 cases surges in the United States, more than 50 health care groups -- including the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Public Health Association -- issued a joint statement calling for all health care and long-term care employers to mandate employees be vaccinated against Covid-19. Tough times Covid_19 디오_1st_solo_ROSE When people finally realize things have gone too far and they decide they don't like how things have become it will be too late to go back. Being American won't be a matter of pride in the near future.

Over 50 major health care organizations call for mandating vaccines in their own industryThe American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association have joined up with over 50 other health care organizations to call for mandatory vaccinations in their industry, citing rising COVID cases and their trust in the vaccine. It’s should be the persons private medical choice, at this point. Don’t forget experimental and not FDA approved. It’s about damn time! I heard the complete opposite from a nurse myself so where are you getting your information? The vaccine is not a guarantee of not getting covid or variant D, after vaccination and no one is talking about this issue.

Top Medical Groups Urge Mandatory Covid Vaccinations For Healthcare WorkersMore than 50 organizations representing millions of doctors, nurses and other health workers have released an urgent plea for vaccines to be mandated. LIKE SUBSCRIBE AND SHARE ELEPHANT SEAL via YouTube KUMedCenter has staff, students, nurses, doctors, clinic managers and directors that don’t believe in the vaccine. The hospital also doesn’t require it! This is why I will no longer trust medical professionals and hospitals.

COVID-19 live updates: Savannah reinstates masks indoors, Orlando in 'crisis mode'NEW: The Department of Veterans Affairs becomes the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines. Thank You... Everybody should be requiring them. How are we ever going to get control of Covid if we all don't get vaccinated? Haaa haaaa. Sorry you’re not allowed to spread deadly viruses bc of your trump beliefs

Belfast health trust calls for nursing help as COVID-19 cases riseThe Belfast Trust, which runs hospitals in the Northern Irish capital, called on nurses to work later on Sunday and overnight to help ease 'extreme pressure' at two hospitals because of an increasing number of COVID-19 patients. horrible

VA requires COVID-19 vaccination for health care workersWASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines, as the aggressive delta variant spreads across the nation and some communities report troubling increases in hospitalizations among unvaccinated people. Well done VA!! All lies. So the feds are gonna screw over the vets AGAIN!! Cos the people that work at Department of Veterans Affairs will quit my body my choice right