In December, President-elect Joe Biden went on television. He got a vaccine for COVID-19. A vaccine is a type of medicine that prevents people from getting a disease. President-elect Biden wanted show that the vaccine is safe. The vaccine is good news in the fight against the virus. COVID-19 will still be a challenge for Biden and his team.
Biden has a plan to fight the virus. He wants to make sure all Americans can get tested for free. Testing is a way to slow the virus. Biden promises to make more equipment that protects workers in places like hospitals, schools, and grocery stores.
Biden believes it is important for schools to be open safely. That way, children can learn without getting sick. He and his team are working on plans to keep schools safe. They want to be sure every American can get vaccinated for free.
Joe Biden and his team plan to work more closely with experts around the world in case something like COVID-19 happens again. Finally, Joe Biden wants state governments to make people wear masks. Experts say that wearing masks slows the rapid spread of COVID-19.
What Do You Think? Why will COVID-19 be such a big challenge for Joe Biden and his team? What ideas do you think will be successful in the fight against the virus?
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