New President Asks People to Wear Masks – level 2

27-01-2021 15:00

The new US president, Joe Biden, announced how he wanted to fight with the coronavirus.

Biden said that more than 100,000 people could die in February, and he asked people to wear face masks for the next 100 days. If people wore masks, it could save about 50,000 lives. Biden said that wearing a mask was more important than the COVID-19 vaccines. The new president also criticized the last president, Donald Trump, and said that Trump did not work hard enough to stop the virus.

Biden’s idea is to get vaccines to people faster and to get more drugs to COVID-19 patients. Soon, people who come to the US will have to show a negative COVID-19 test.

Difficult words: announce (to say something officially), criticize (to openly speak about somebody’s faults), patient (a sick person).

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