More than 50 prominent medical organizations Monday called for all health-care employers and long-term care facilities to require Covid-19 vaccinations for their entire staffs.
The call for action comes as the delta variant fuels a nationwide surge of Covid deaths and infections among unvaccinated Americans. Last week the American Hospital Association and America’s Essential Hospitals also called for mandatory Covid vaccinations for all health-care workers.
The 53 organizations that issued Monday’s joint statement include the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, and the American Nursing Association.
“Vaccination is ...