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By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
A bill to rescind the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for members of the U.S. military has passed the House. The bill approved Thursday directs Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to rescind his 2021 order requiring COVID vaccination.
Congress’ move to eliminate the Pentagon mandate that all U.S. service members get the COVID-19 vaccine delivers a victory for lawmakers and troops who oppose getting the shot.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Some protesters surrendered and were taken into custody, police said. Some were led away in handcuffs. One person being taken away carried a sign that read “Mandate Freedom.”…
By Rob Gillies, Wilson Ring, Robert Bumsted, Associated Press
In the absence of federal rules, employers across the country have found themselves navigating vaccine politics as state, local and national decision-makers offer their own, sometimes conflicting, guidelines.
By Hannah Grabenstein, Gabrielle Hays, Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
By Stephanie Sy, Tommy Walters, Alexis Cox
Canada is facing protests for a second week over vaccines mandates and other covid restrictions. Trucks and periodic demonstrations have jammed up the country' capital city ofOttawa. A judge on Monday granted a 10-day injunctions saying truckers must pull back…
By Associated Press
U.S. Judge Jeffrey Brown ruled Friday that opponents of Biden's vaccination mandate for federal employees were likely to succeed at trial and blocked the government from enforcing the requirement.
The previous government released an order in early December, making vaccination mandatory for the 60 and over age group, as well as medical personnel, police officers, firefighters and medical students.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The top U.S. infectious disease expert says the U.S. should consider a vaccination mandate for domestic air travel.
The Democratic-led House is unlikely to take the measure up, which means the mandate would stand, though courts have put it on hold for now.
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