President Joe Biden told Americans they should keep wearing a mask, even after they get vaccinated for the coronavirus.
“Before you get the shot, and after, if you get the shots, and after, social distancing saves lives, wearing masks saves lives,” he said. “Making sure that you wash your hands with hot water, saves lives.”
Biden commented on the vaccine during a visit to a Pfizer manufacturing plant in Michigan with Gov. Gretchen Whitmore (D).
“This is not hyperbole, this is not a political statement, this is a reality, the science has demonstrated that,” he said.
Wearing a double mask as he toured the Pfizer plant, the president reassured Americans that the vaccines were safe.
“The vaccines are safe,” he said. “Please, for yourself, your family, your community, this country, take the vaccine when it’s your turn and available.”
Biden reminded Americans that he got both shots of the Pfizer