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Health-Care Vaccine Mandate Battle Is Done, Biden Team Argues

Dec. 2, 2022, 3:52 PM

The US Supreme Court settled the fight over the legality of the first-of-its kind vaccine mandate for health-care workers, the Biden administration told a federal court in Louisiana.

The plaintiff Republican-led states are wrong to argue that an unrelated high court decision to curb agency power effectively overturns the justices’ earlier opinion on the government’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate, the Department of Health and Human Services told the US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana on Thursday.

The agency wants the district court to reject a request that it reconsider the matter and dismiss the states’ complaint.

The justices ...