Friday, May 20, 2022

68% of the U.S. military still unvaxxed… Deadline approaching…

Only 68 per cent of the US is military is fully vaccinated against the coronavirus with less then five weeks to go before the mandate deadline passes. About 468,000 – or 32 percent – of the military’s 1.46 million total employees weren’t fully inoculated Wednesday ahead of the November 28 target date for active-duty Navy and Marines.

About 82 percent of the total force has received at least one jab, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said, meaning about 263,200 members have yet to receive a single dose of an FDA-approved vacc2ine.

The figures are more promising among the active-duty force, where 97 per cent have received at least one shot and 87 per cent are fully vaccinated. Active Army troops must be fully inoculated by December 15, while Reserve and National Guard employees have until June 30, 2022 to get the jab, the US Army said.

Source: The Daily Mail