Seasons Greetings
    

Flash News: Afghans who risked lives to help American troops set to arrive in US      - | -     Are Covid boosters needed? Some nursing home residents to have immunity checked      - | -     How Biden’s sherpa, Steve Ricchetti, scored the big deal      - | -     'Frightening' Covid surge widens Japan's emergency      - | -     The US see rise in Covid cases; Delta variant feared as most contagious and dangerous strain      - | -     A man was charged with hate crimes for attacks on Muslims in New York City      - | -     Outrage grows after Deputies beat native American man, kill his dog      - | -     Beijing reports first Covid case in 179 days as alarm grows over Nanjing Delta cluster      - | -     Is Houston seeing a mirror image of last year's COVID summer surge?      - | -     Apple says chip shortage reaches iPhone, growth forecast slows      - | -     Two dead after leak at Texas chemical plant      - | -     Can Biden's plans manufacture more US factory jobs?      - | -     House begins Capitol attack inquiry as Republicans set to boycott proceedings      - | -     Barbara Boxer: Former California senator is a victim of assault and theft      - | -     The US could see 200,000 Covid-19 cases a day within the next six weeks: Former CDC director      - | -     Five die as Indian policemen fire at each other      - | -     Officials warn of ‘race’ against Delta variant as US cases surge      - | -     Why experts recommend upgrading to N95 masks to help fight the delta variant      - | -     Utah I-15 crash: 7 people are dead and several more injured in multiple crashes      - | -     Landmark Vatican fraud trial of 10 including a cardinal set to start      - | -     Afghan interpreter for US Army was beheaded by Taliban after US withdrawal from Afghanistan      - | -     New York becomes sixth state in U.S. to ban child marriages      - | -     12-year-old Oklahoma boy found dead after participating in TikTok 'blackout challenge,' reports say      - | -     French citizen among six arrested over plan to kill Madagascar president -minister      - | -     Young people falling very sick with Covid-19 should be 'a gigantic wakeup call,' Alabama doctor says      - | -     Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he won't impose new mask mandate despite increasing COVID-19 cases      - | -     Gun that killed U.S. outlaw Billy the Kid to be sold      - | -     'Pingdemic' grips Britain as fears of food shortages grow      - | -     Capitol attack committee chair vows to investigate Trump      - | -     Biden's crisis presidency will only get harder as it passes the six-month mark      - | -     China's flood-hit Henan to get nearly $300 million in emergency aid, donations      - | -     Blue butterflies was the first to go extinct in the US because of humans      - | -     Kentucky Governor pushes for masks after fully-vaccinated lawmakers catch Covid amid Delta surge      - | -     New chief selected for Capitol Police after 1/6 insurrection      - | -     Canada extends ban on direct flights from India over fear of Covid-19 Delta variant      - | -     Hackers steal “a Terabyte of data” from oil giant Saudi Aramco      - | -     Now it's Jeff Bezos' turn to make history with flight into space      - | -     Man faces 1st sentencing for felony in riot at US Capitol      - | -     Trump says Americans are refusing to get vaccine because of Biden      - | -     US firms in Hong Kong face risks, says AmCham      - | -     Covid-19 pandemic 'is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated,' CDC director says      - | -     Father and son police officers charged with joining Proud Boys at Capitol riot      - | -     What the Stars wore to the 2021 Cannes Film Festival      - | -     Olympics-First COVID case found at athletes' village, stoking fears ahead of Games      - | -     Los Angeles County to reinstate mask mandate amid rise in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations      - | -     Condo collapse: The search of the Surfside rubble won't stop until every person is found, official says      - | -     More than 200,000 acres burned in Oregon's massive Bootleg fire      - | -     Coronavirus delta variant: What you should know      - | -     Los Angeles beaches reopen almost three days after 17 million gallons of sewage spill into Santa Monica Bay      - | -     Florida Democrats ask for 'Clarity' on 'Anti-Riot' Law after Cuba Protesters not arrested      - | -     Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will 'get a lot done'      - | -     U.S. Senate passes bill to ban all products from China's Xinjiang      - | -     Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president      - | -     Lin Wood may face punishment after sharing clip of Michigan election sanctions hearing      - | -     Billions and counting: Biggest fines slapped against Google in recent years      - | -     Japan warns of Taiwan crisis, growing risks from US-China rivalry      - | -     Death toll in Surfside, Florida, reaches 94      - | -     After Condo collapse, hotel falls in China's Jiangsu province kills eight      - | -     A 'moral' fight: Biden to urge Americans to challenge efforts to restrict voting rights      - | -     65 people dead by lightning strikes and thunderstorms in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh      - | -     India celebrates woman who flew on Virgin Galactic      - | -     Infections rise in 42 states; Fauci says it's 'horrifying' to see people cheer lack of vaccinations: COVID-19 updates      - | -     Listen up: Biden speaks volumes in a whisper to make a point      - | -     Haitian doctor with Florida connections arrested in Jovenel Moïse assassination plot      - | -     “Do I trust the Taliban? No," Biden “But I trust the capacity of the Afghan military, who is better trained, Biden sets Aug. 31 for US exit from Afghanistan      - | -     Michigan attorney general to investigate 2020 election fraud profiteers      - | -     New review of potential SARS-CoV-2 origins. Here's what experts think      - | -     Rani 'World's smallest cow' could be a huge public health risk      - | -     Delta variant is 'Covid-19 on steroids,' expert says, with cases increasing in nearly half of US states      - | -     Arizona's top elections official probe on Trump over 'intense efforts to interfere' with ballot counting      - | -     Google hit with Antitrust Lawsuit brought by 36 States and Washington, D.C.      - | -     Social Media major Twitter appoints India compliance executive to comply new IT laws      - | -     Here goes Trump again! tells chief of staff “Hitler did a lot of good things”     - | -     LAPD employee who shared a George Floyd Valentine's Day-themed image is cleared of wrongdoing     - | -     Legendary actor Dilip Kumar dies at 98, leaves a void in Indian cinema     - | -     Biden administration to host Modi, other Quad leaders this year     - | -     Miami-Dade mayor becomes face of response to condo collapse      - | -     Up to 1,500 firms affected in major ransomware attack, Kaseya says      - | -     Where did watermelons come from?      - | -     India’s billionaires Ambani, Adani gets richer while coronavirus pushes millions into abject poverty      - | -     Dr. Fauci cautions on Covid-19 'spikes,' pleads with anti-vaxxers as Biden misses 70% vaccination Goal      - | -     Explosives set off to bring down rest of collapsed condo      - | -     Is iOS 14.6 draining people's iPhone batteries? Here's an easy fix      - | -     Pakistan blames India of June bomb blast in Lahore      - | -     July 4th weekend, Hurricane Elsa, Trump's Florida rally      - | -     Google to introduce HTTPS-only mode to Chrome      - | -     Afghan pullout has US spies reorienting in terrorism fight      - | -     Boozy beasts: Visiting Comet 46P/Wirtanen Is 'Abnormally High' in Alcohol      - | -     UAE bans citizens from travelling to india, pakistan and other countries      - | -     Johnson & Johnson says its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine offers durable protection against Delta, other variants      - | -     US expresses concern over China's nuclear arms buildup      - | -     Reported bomb threat at Luke Air Force Base as Arizona police investigate      - | -     At Least 63 People Died During Record Temperatures in Oregon Heat Wave      - | -     Houston Shooting Sees One Child and Two Adults Killed, Suspect at Large      - | -     Cuomo Reaps $1 Million at NYC Fundraiser Under Scandal’s Cloud      - | -     SpaceX launches 88 spacecraft into orbit — including two of Spaceflight’s orbital tugs      - | -     Trump in financial and political danger as company faces possible criminal charges      - | -     Surfside Condo Collapse: What We Know      - | -     WHO recommends wearing masks even for fully vaccinated?      - | -     3,000-year-old skeleton missing a hand and a leg is world's oldest shark attack victim      - | -     Miami-Dade building collapse leaves 9 dead and more than 100 missing      - | -     China's aggressive behavior on the global stage is an 'immense danger,' says analyst      - | -     One of his former executives says Trump 'deserves to go to jail' ahead of New York prosecutors potentially filing criminal charges      - | -     Wikipedia is at war over the coronavirus lab leak theory      - | -     Fit both Homo sapiens, Neanderthal yet neither - A previously unknown type of ancient human has been discovered in the Levant     - | -     Rep. Bob Good apparently called ‘racist’ as he questioned Biden official on critical race theory     - | -     'Brutal' third wave hits Africa as vaccination slows     - | -     Almost all COVID 19 deaths in US now among unvaccinated as per government data     - | -     Trump and the Republicans deserve credit for the coronavirus vaccine      - | -     Biden removes FHFA director after Supreme Court ruling      - | -     Western drought brings another woe: voracious grasshoppers      - | -     Merkel: Europe 'on thin ice' amid delta virus variant rise      - | -     Tulsa, Oklahoma, cyberattack: Officials warn personal information may have been leaked to the dark web      - | -     Delta variant: What it could mean for Covid-19 in the US      - | -     Tentacles of Manhattan DA's Trump probe reach former bodyguard Calamari      - | -     Is India's Delta Plus a worrying Covid-19 variant?      - | -     'Harder than Everest': record-breaking female climber stranded in Nepal amid COVID crisis      - | -     Bitcoin, Dogecoin and Ethereum are crashing, What’s the reason? China again?      - | -     Trump firm sues New York to regain control of Bronx golf course      - | -     Two employees dead as virus sweeps Manatee County government building in Florida      - | -     Alabama highway crash – a national tragedy, young victims were traveling home from beach trip when heartbreak incident take place      - | -     White House says comments by N.Korea's Kim are 'interesting signal'      - | -     Why India's outbreak is a threat to the world     - | -     Suspected smuggling boat tragedy in San Diego adds to Biden's migrant crisis woes     - | -     Maryland votes to nix state song, a Confederate call to arms     - | -     Kim Janey rewrites history, Boston's first Black and female mayor     - | -     Gunman kills 10 at Colorado supermarket in second US mass shooting in a week     - | -     Kamala Harris laughs when asked if she will visit the border raises sharp criticism online     - | -     Roger Stone under fresh scrutiny as Capitol attack investigation intensifies     - | -     Vaccines will likely not be mandatory for teachers: Biden’s Education Secretary     - | -     Fauci warns about potential for an oncoming resurgence of virus if restrictions eased     - | -     Biden plug relief to Americans, celebrates 'transformational' victory on COVID-19 relief     - | -     LA Schools to Reopen in mid-April & NY City will open high schools next week     - | -     Women are tired of explaining to men like Andrew Cuomo why sexual harassment is wrong     - | -     Biden signs orders on gender equity, nominates two women to be four-star commanders     - | -     Nation takes baby steps to normality after year in lockdown; "The virus isn't going to go away," says Harvard epidemiologist     - | -     Rumours of vaccine site giving jabs to anyone because of low demand. Hundreds lined up     - | -     Vaccine supply will "dramatically" increase in weeks ahead: Fauci     - | -     Biden calls it "Neanderthal thinking" slams Texas and Mississippi's decisions to lift COVID-19 mask mandates     - | -     This Is What GOP Feared. Now that Trump Has Governed with Executive Orders, Dems Plan to Do Same      - | -     Man Throwing 'Incendiary Devices' at ICE Detention Center Is Killed in Attack      - | -     Mueller Hearing Pushed Back a Week to Allow More Time for Him to Answer Questions      - | -     Trump Tells 4 Congresswomen of Color to 'Go Back' to 'Crime-Infested' Countries They Came From      - | -     GOP Congressman Invokes 'The Deep State'

National News

Trump says Americans are refusing to get vaccine because of Biden

viewsViews 239

Trump says Americans are refusing to get vaccine because of Biden

2021-07-19 05:35:17

By Dwaipayan

Joe Biden, Donald Trump are posing for a picture: MailOnline logo© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Former President Donald Trump has claimed that vaccination rates are falling because the public does not trust the Biden administration, the mainstream media and the results of the 2020 presidential election.

In a statement on his 'Save America' website, the former president wrote: 'Joe Biden kept talking about how good of a job he's doing on the distribution of the Vaccine that was developed by Operation Warp Speed or, quite simply, the Trump Administration.

'He's not doing well at all. He's way behind schedule, and people are refusing to take the Vaccine because they don't trust his Administration, they don't trust the Election results, and they certainly don't trust the Fake News, which is refusing to tell the Truth.'

The vaccination effort appears to have stalled in recent weeks, with 520,000 vaccines now being administered a day, compared to an April peak of 3.38million.

The Biden Administration hoped to have at least 70 percent of American adults partially vaccinated against COVID by Independence Day - a goal they missed by three percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Trump and conservative media outlets have criticized President Biden for not giving Trump credit for creating the vaccine through Operation Warp Speed, however many Trump supporters have refused to get the vaccine.

The Trump administration established Operation Warp Speed in April 2020 to facilitate and accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID vaccines. The public-private partnership has been lauded by people on both sides of the aisle.

However, the first time Trump encouraged his followers to get the vaccine was in March, after it was revealed he and Melania Trump got the COVID vaccine in January.

But Biden is not placing the blame on Trump for missing his administration's goal. The president publicly called out Facebook on Saturday for 'killing people' and allegedly allowing anti-vaccination misinformation to spread on its platform.

A source from the Biden administration said that the White House has been asking for 'months' for help fighting what it called disinformation, according to Fox News.

Despite its puffed-up statements, Facebook hasn't done enough to stamp out untruths, the administration official said.

In the post, he wrote, 'The data shows that 85% of Facebook users in the US have been or want to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Biden's goal was for 70% of Americans to be vaccinated by July 4. Facebook is not the reason this goal was missed.'

The disagreement has bubbled over after the Indian Delta variant has ripped across the world - and now is showing up in U.S. data, which accounts for as many 97 percent of infections in some states, even as polls show, many of the unvaccinated believe the negative information that's circulating about the shots - information the White House says is false.

On Sunday, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said that 99.5 percent of new COVID-19 deaths are happening among unvaccinated people, and expressed concern that the issue could quickly become worse.

'I am worried about what is to come because we are seeing increasing cases among the unvaccinated in particular. And while, if you are vaccinated, you are very well protected against hospitalization and death, unfortunately that is not true if you are not vaccinated,' Murthy said Sunday on CNN's State of the Union.

Covid-19 cases in the U.S. are up by about 70 percent and hospitalizations are up by 36 percent over the past week, according to the CDC. And at least 38 states have seen a 50 percent increase in cases.

A total of 43 states and the District of Columbia have documented an increase in average daily cases over the past two weeks, according to a DailyMail.com analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University.

Of those states, at least 15, most of them in the South, have seen their numbers of infections at least double across a 14-day period. Even states with high vaccination rates, such as California, Illinois, New York and Vermont are seeing cases rise.

The U.S. is now recording an average of 23,000 COVID-19 cases per day, which is the highest figure seen since late May, the analysis found.

In response to the rise in cases and drop in vaccination rates, the Biden administration is planning to ramp up efforts to combat vaccine misinformation in areas where vaccination rates are lagging and COVID cases are rising, according to a report.

The Democratic National Committee is considering working with SMS companies to vet texts and send messages directly to Americans to stop the spread of inaccurate information, Politico reported Monday.

The party organization is also reportedly considering employing 'aggressive' fact-checkers to monitor communications in a plan drawing furious pushback from conservatives. The report did not specify how the DNC, an outside party organization, would work with companies that handle text messages.

Post Your Comment




Most Recent News

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers Walker Buehler, New York Yankees Jameson Taillon named Pitchers of the Month

2 August, 2021

  -posted by Daniel Mogollon, Staff Writer; Image: Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler. (Image Source: Michael Owens / Getty Images)  Walker Buehler......More

NFL: Coach Mike Zimmer 'Disappointed and Frustrated' With Unvaccinated Minnesota Vikings

2 August, 2021

  Zimmer 'disappointed and frustrated' with unvaccinated Vikings  ...More

Premier League: Mikel Arteta Pleased With Ben White's Arsenal Debut

2 August, 2021

  Arteta pleased with White's Arsenal debut  ...More

Get Published

Want to publish your own articles?

Create an account, and submit your articles, photos and/or videos. They will be reviewed by our professional copy editors, and if it is approved, it will be published for all our readers to view.

 
 

MORE FOR YOU