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United States, it has been argued that all citizens should receive additional vaccinations and booster shots, regardless of age. Government agencies are also increasingly obligated to make vaccines compulsory.

Correspondent Kim Jong-won from New York reports,


White House Chief Medical Adviser Anthony Fauci, who emphasized the need for booster shots for the elderly, has expressed an opinion that the entire nation should receive booster shots from now on.

[Anthony Fauci/Chief Medical Adviser, White House: Sooner or later, all of you will have to get a booster shot to ensure that vaccine protection continues. In fact, we're already ready to start boosting shots, and if we do, we'll get a booster shot very quickly.] The point is that when the

vaccine protection of the vaccinated people drops to a certain level over time, they need to get a booster shot.

At the same time, mandatory vaccination measures for federal employees are being expanded.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced that it will begin making vaccination mandatory for its 25,000-strong health facilities.

Some are concerned that these measures in the United States could further accelerate the global vaccine supply and demand imbalance as vaccine supplies are driven to the United States.

In the midst of this, protests were held in Tennessee against the mandatory mask requirement in schools.

[Stop the mask! Stop wearing the mask!]

[Joe Biden/President of the United States: Many people are trying to bring the quarantine guidelines for public safety into a political debate.]

Some states are increasingly refusing vaccinations and quarantine measures, so the US government is worried is also getting deeper.