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Jan. 3, 2022, 6:17 PM

Biden Team Urges Justices to Let Health-Care Jab Mandate Resume

Allie Reed
Allie Reed

The partial halt on the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for health-care workers should be lifted because it is an imminent risk to the safety of patients and staff, the U.S. Solicitor General told the Supreme Court on Monday.

“The rule has never been more necessary than it is now,” U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar said in a brief replying to those states contesting the rule, which is now unenforceable in half the country.

“Absent stays, the preliminary injunction will likely result in hundreds or thousands of deaths and serious illnesses from COVID-19 that could otherwise be prevented,” Prelogar told the ...

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