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CNN’s Dr. Leana Wen: Biden Should Consider Vaccine Mandates, ‘This Is Not Just About the Individual’
CNN Newsroom With Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto
Name: CNN Newsroom With Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto
, Leana Wen
Name: Jim Sciutto
Position: Chief National Security Correspondent
Name: Leana Wen
07/08/2021 09:29 am
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SCIUTTO With us now ░░░░░░░░ Dr Leana Wen You ░░░░░░░░ wrote a new op ░░░░░░░░ in the Washington Post ░░░░░░░░ you argue it s ░░░░░░░░ for President Biden to ░░░░░░░░ vaccine mandates Tell us ░░░░░░░░ WEN There is this ░░░░░░░░ that the Biden administration ░░░░░░░░ many others have been ░░░░░░░░ out which is once ░░░░░░░░ re vaccinated you re ░░░░░░░░ And so the natural ░░░░░░░░ from that is why ░░░░░░░░ you care if others ░░░░░░░░ you are vaccinated or ░░░░░░░░ If you re protected ░░░░░░░░ why not let everybody ░░░░░░░░ just do whatever they ░░░░░░░░ The fact though is ░░░░░░░░ the unvaccinated also affect ░░░░░░░░ vaccinated If you are ░░░░░░░░ vaccinated person but you ░░░░░░░░ living among a lot ░░░░░░░░ unvaccinated individuals as Elizabeth ░░░░░░░░ just showing in these ░░░░░░░░ your chance of having ░░░░░░░░ breakthrough infection increases Your ░░░░░░░░ of infecting others around ░░░░░░░░ who are unvaccinated also ░░░░░░░░ By the way the ░░░░░░░░ unvaccinated people there are ░░░░░░░░ longer this pandemic is ░░░░░░░░ to be here We ░░░░░░░░ this Delta variant that ░░░░░░░░ so contagious and that ░░░░░░░░ increases the threshold of ░░░░░░░░ many people have to ░░░░░░░░ vaccinated in order to ░░░░░░░░ herd immunity We have ░░░░░░░░ variants that make it ░░░░░░░░ for us to end ░░░░░░░░ pandemic And so my ░░░░░░░░ is this is not ░░░░░░░░ about the individual this ░░░░░░░░ about our society And ░░░░░░░░ hope that the Biden ░░░░░░░░ gets on board with ░░░░░░░░ kind of societal approach ░░░░░░░░ health and well-being.”
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