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Biden to mandate Covid vaccine for federal workers, removing option to get tested instead
CNBC, Sep 9, 2021

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is expected to announce Thursday evening a new requirement for federal employees to receive the coronavirus vaccine, a source familiar with the matter told NBC News.

The executive order will also extend to contractors that work with the U.S. government, impacting a total of 2.1 million employees.

The person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the decision will be announced during the president’s address at 5 p.m. EST.

Earlier this year, Biden ordered all federal employees to prove their coronavirus vaccination status or submit to a series of rigorous safety protocols.
Thursday’s order removes the option for rigorous testing, a development that comes as the United States struggles to contain the highly contagious delta variant.

“This is an American tragedy. People are dying, and will die, who don’t have to die,” Biden said during a White House address in July.

Three Words...  Class Action Lawsuit....   Today

I had no idea Big Pharma had such influence over the fedgov.


--- Quote ---Biden is also expected to outline plans to increase virus testing in schools, in an effort to keep them open safely, amid other measures to show that his administration working to tackle the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases, which Biden has blamed for last month's weaker-than-expected jobs report. He's warned could further imperil the nation's economy as some pandemic safety net protections are expiring.

Biden has encouraged COVID-19 vaccine requirements in settings likes schools, workplaces and university campuses, and the White House hopes the strengthened federal mandate will inspire more businesses to follow suit.

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Well, IF he can make that stick (I doubt it) perhaps it might "thin the heard" somewhat.  Unintended consequence of course.


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