Bloomberg Law
Nov. 24, 2020, 10:36 AM

Covid Shot Success Hinges on School, Workplace Requirements

Jeannie Baumann
Jeannie Baumann

Employers and schools will do more to get Americans to roll up their sleeves for a Covid-19 shot than a universal vaccination mandate, legal scholars and public health officials said.

The first vaccines could be available as early as Dec. 11 or 12 in the U.S. after Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE requested emergency authorization of their vaccine. Moderna Inc. is likely not far behind on its submission to the Food and Drug Administration.

With vaccines produced at record speed, the next challenge is to ensure enough people receive it to end the pandemic. About 60% to 70% of the ...

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