Bloomberg Law
Sept. 9, 2021, 10:53 PM

Biden Orders Shots for Millions, Calling Unvaccinated a Threat

Josh Wingrove
Josh Wingrove
Bloomberg News

President Joe Biden said he’d order all executive branch employees, federal contractors and millions of health-care workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, and that his administration would issue rules requiring large private employers to mandate shots or testing.

The new measures are Biden’s response to a resurgent Covid-19 pandemic driven by the delta variant of the virus and by tens of millions of Americans who have refused to be vaccinated. Federal employees who don’t comply could be dismissed, the administration said, and private employers might be fined.

Biden also delivered some of his harshest criticism yet of the 25% ...

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