July 16, 2024
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Biden COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private-sector workers to begin Jan. 4

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By Nandita Bose, David Shepardson and Ahmed Aboulenein WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will enforce a federal mandate that workers at U.S. companies with at least 100 employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested weekly starting on Jan. 4, a reprieve to businesses facing labor shortages during the holiday season, U.S. officials said on Thursday. Biden’s separate vaccine requirement for federal contractors has been delayed a month to Jan. 4, officials added, while workers in healthcare facilities and nursing homes participating in the Medicare and Medicaid government healthca…

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