Bloomberg Law
Jan. 19, 2022, 6:14 PM

Health Worker Jabs Back On Nationwide After Texas Suit Tossed

Allie Reed
Allie Reed

The Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for health workers is now enforceable across the U.S. after a federal court Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Texas, the only state that didn’t have to comply following a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Texas requested that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas close the case in light of the Supreme Court decision that allowed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to enforce its mandate in the rest of the country.

Republican-led states challenged the mandate almost as soon as it went into effect Nov. 5. This is the first ...

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