More US Marines kicked out for refusing vaccine — Analysis

The US Marine Corps has discharged an additional 66 marines in the past week for refusing to comply with the military’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate, taking the total number to 169.

According to the Associated Press statement, the US Marine Corps reiterated that troops must be vaccinated for Covid-19. “The speed with which the disease transmits among individuals has increased risk to our Marines and the Marine Corps’ mission,”According to the statement. 

Special forces announced that 95% of troops had received at least partial vaccinations. This was the same percentage as last week. It also said that another 66 marines were being discharged.

The total number of discharges is 66. This means that there are now 169 Marines who have been expelled from the service because they refused to follow the vaccination mandate.

Since the Pentagon ordered that all US service personnel be immunized against coronavirus in the United States, the Marine Corps has been able to discharge more troops than any other US military branch.

On Thursday, 96% had been denied by the Marine Corps for requests to exempt vaccines, even religious reasons. The Army, Navy, and Air Force have all had vaccination rates around 98%. Therefore, the Marine Corps is the least-inoculated of the three service groups.

Infections in America have increased dramatically since the Omicron variant, which is far more contagious, was introduced. Joe Biden warned that there will be a winter. “severe illness and death”For the unvaccinated.

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