Bloomberg Law
Nov. 29, 2021, 5:47 PMUpdated: Nov. 29, 2021, 8:25 PM

Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Health-Care Workers Halted by Court (2)

Allie Reed
Allie Reed

A federal court in Missouri blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a vaccine mandate for health-care workers in 10 states.

The preliminary injunction by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri marks the first victory for opponents of the mandate, which requires health-workers to be vaccinated by Jan. 4, 2022.

The lawsuit is one of four challenges the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services faces against the rule. More than half of states are now involved in one of the challenges, which all claim the mandate will exacerbate staffing shortages. A federal judge in Florida declined to ...

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