COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Moscow - Sep 12, 2021: Vaccinated young woman showing COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card, healthy person in mask after getting corona virus vaccine. Coronavirus vaccine shot and immunization mandate.

Federal contractor vaccine mandate — where do things stand now?

In the fall of 2021, President Joe Biden issued Executive Order 14042, which, among other things, directed federal agencies to require federal contractors…

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(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)FILE - In this March 29, 2021 file photo, a worker readies syringes with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Metairie, La. Moderna plans to expand the size of its study in younger children to better detect rare side effects. The company said Monday, July 26, 2021 it is in talks with the Food and Drug Administration to enroll more patients in its study of the vaccine in children under 12 years old and younger. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Appeals court partially lifts ban on federal contractor vaccine mandate

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FILE - Rhode Island Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Andrew Bates pulls up tape marking a line at a coronavirus mass-vaccination site at the former Citizens Bank headquarters in Cranston, R.I., June 10, 2021. Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country - or about 13% of the force — have not yet gotten the mandated COVID-19 vaccine, and as the deadline for shots looms, at least 14,000 of them have flatly refused and could be forced out of the service. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

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Yet another lawsuit challenging military’s religious accommodation process for vaccines

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A formation of U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons fly over during a centennial ceremony for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Arlington National Cemetery, on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

New lawsuit filed on behalf of Air Force members with religious objections to COVID vaccine mandate

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(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

McDonough: 6 VA health care workers fired for not following COVID-19 workplace protocols

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Appeals court OKs Biden federal employee vaccine mandate

A federal appeals court has upheld President Joe Biden’s requirement that all federal employees be vaccinated against COVID-19

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In this Monday, July 18, 2016, An Indonesian health official prepares a vaccine injection during a revaccination program for children who were earlier given fake vaccines, at a community health center in Jakarta, Indonesia. Vials of counterfeit vaccines filled with saline solution and antibiotics have been discovered at 37 hospitals and clinics in nine cities, according to the Food and Drug Agency. So far, 23 people have been arrested, including three doctors. The number of affected children is still being investigated. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

Another court rules in favor of Navy sailors who refuse COVID-19 vaccine

In today’s Federal Newscast, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the Navy from enforcing its COVID vaccine mandate against nearly 4,000 sailors who’d…

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FILE - Visitors walk outside the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

High court gives Biden win for now in Navy vaccine case

The Supreme Court is giving the Navy a freer hand determining what job assignments it gives to 35 sailors who sued after refusing on religious grounds to comply with an order to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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