Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is warning of a potential surge of deaths and hospitalizations similar to those experienced in 2020 if vaccination rates continue to lag in the U.S.
“These shots need to get in everybody’s arms as rapidly as possible or we´re going to be back in a situation in the fall that we don’t yearn for — that we went through last year,” McConnell said at a news conference Tuesday, The New York Post reported. “This is not complicated.”
As Changing America previously reported, the delta coronavirus variant now accounts for approximately 83 percent of new cases in the U.S., according to health officials.
Several states are witnessing a renewed surge in fresh infections and many say it’s being driven by the more…