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Federal Service Impasses Panel back in action

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Service Impasses Panel is back to work with all new members.

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(AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)FILE - U.S. Army medic Kristen Rogers of Waxhaw, N.C. fills syringes with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in North Miami, Fla.  Critics in Florida say a doctor’s signature required for some people to get vaccinated is adding onerous barriers for some eligible residents, especially low-income or minority people who may not have health insurance or access to a primary care doctor.  (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Army says soldiers must be vaccinated by Dec. 15 or face consequences

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)John Kirby

DoD will seek to require COVID-19 vaccine for all troops by mid-September at the latest

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Partnership for Public Service

FDA doctor recognized for collaboration to get COVID vaccines distributed at record speed

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COVID-19 successes set new expectations for federal acquisition community

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This research executive has done a lot to bring small businesses into the fold

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(Courtesy of University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP)FILE - This May 4, 2020, file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, shows the first patient enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.  Pfizer and BioNTech say they've won permission Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, for emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine in Britain, the world’s first coronavirus shot that’s backed by rigorous science -- and a major step toward eventually ending the pandemic. (Courtesy of University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP, File)

DoD preparing to roll out vaccine, prioritizing what service members will get shots first

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VA-led research effort shows how medical devices can have well-known seal of approval

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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. The FDA says it is resuming inspections of some of the riskiest foods such as cheeses, produce and infant formula as early as Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Federal food inspectors contracting coronavirus as plants stay open

When you put those burgers on the grill this weekend, remember the 6,500 federal food safety inspectors working in meatpacking plants ordered to stay open.

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A medical worker sticks her head outside a COVID-19 testing tent set up outside Elmhurst Hospital Center in New York, Saturday, March 28, 2020. The hospital is caring for a high number of coronavirus patients in the city, and New York leads the nation in the number of cases, according to Johns Hopkins University, which is keeping a running tally. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Popular coronavirus stats website might get federal help

In today’s Federal Newscast, the world’s favorite web site right now is about to get a fresh chunk of federal grant money.

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Agencies utilizing 3D printing to fight coronavirus

The FDA, NIH, and the Veterans Health Administration now all have 3D printing capabilities. We discuss with VHAs Beth Ripley.

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