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Biden orders Pentagon to consider mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

Biden will ask the Defense Department to look into “how and when’ it will mandate service members get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Pentagon already requires service members to get more than a dozen vaccines, including shots for measles, mumps, diphtheria, hepatitis, smallpox and the flu. But it has so far not mandated the vaccine while it remains under the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization.
2 months ago|Washington, United States

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Pentagon calls COVID-19 a threat to national security, weighs making vaccinations a requirement

The coronavirus pandemic is a national security threat and the Pentagon is considering adding COVID-19 vaccines to “the full list of requirements for military personnel,” according to a statement late Thursday.

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Biden says he's directing military to develop plan for making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service personnel

Biden says he's directing military to develop plan for making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service personnel

2 months ago|United States
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Biden Directs Pentagon to Establish 'How and When' to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for US Troops

Presently, the US Department of Defense administers more than a dozen different vaccines to American troops, including jabs for hepatitis (A and B), measles, smallpox and influenza. Though over 70% of US troops are fully vaccinated against COVID, US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that a federal mandate for the vaccine is "under consideration."

2 months ago|Russian Federation
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Biden asks Pentagon to examine 'how and when' to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for troops

President Biden on Thursday will ask the Defense Department to look into “how and when” it will mandate service members get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the White House.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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Biden directs Pentagon to figure out ‘how and when’ to require COVID vaccine for the military

NO MORE MR. NICE GUY: The days of police pleading and cajoling are coming to an end. In announcing new vaccine rules for federal workers, President Joe Biden said he wants to require all members of the military to roll up their sleeves and get a vaccine to stem the spread of the new delta variant…

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Biden Calls On The Military To Look Into Making The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory

The White House has called on the Defense Department to look into "how and when" it will mandate military service members to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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Biden Orders Plans for Mandatory COVID Vaccination for Military Personnel

Biden also announced that federal employees will be required to be vaccinated or face testing as well as mask and distancing rules.

2 months ago|United States
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President Biden announces Pentagon directive to plan for mandatory military COVID-19 vaccinations

<p><p>President Joe Biden on Thursday said he was taking the first step toward inclusion of the COVID-19 vaccine on a list of mandatory inoculations for military members.</p></p><p><p>“Since many vaccinations are required for active-duty military today, I’m asking the Defense Department to look into how and when they will add COVID-19 to the list of vaccinations our armed forces must get,” Biden said in an address from the White House.</p></p><p…

2 months ago|Spokane, United States
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Biden Orders Military to Move Toward Mandatory COVID Vaccine

Biden stopped short of imposing a vaccine mandate right away.

2 months ago|S F, United States
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IRS worker in Ogden glad Biden ordering vaccinations as COVID-19 cases surge

Heran Abebe, 6, reacts as she watches her father Alebel Belay receive a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shot in May at The REACH at the Kennedy Center in Washington. On Thursday, President Joe Biden mandated all federal employees be vaccinated or face other restrictions as coronavirus cases surge in the U.S. | Jacquelyn Martin, Associated PressBut even as cases rise, Utah law prohibits similar mandate for state and local public employeesNic T…

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