US presidential candidate Joe Biden, recognized by a number of media outlets as the winner of the presidential race, will not demand mandatory vaccination against coronavirus. He shared his position during a press conference, the broadcast was conducted on the politician's Youtube channel.
вЂњI donвЂ™t think this (vaccination) should be mandatory,вЂќ the Democrat said.
At the same time, he stressed that on the day of his inauguration he intends to urge Americans to wear protective masks for a hundred days to combat the spread of infection.
The United States ranks first in the world in the number of confirmed cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus. Over the entire time of the pandemic, more than 14.3 million cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the country, of which more than 278 thousand were fatal.
On November 3, presidential elections were held in the United States, the main contenders for the post of head of state are Democrat Joe Biden and the current President, Republican Donald Trump.
On November 7, the leading American media вЂ” ABC News, FOX News, CNN, AP, and NBC вЂ” announced the victory of Democrat Joe Biden in the US presidential election. The results have not yet been officially announced.