Biden to announce new COVID-19 steps ahead of U.N. meeting, surgeon general saysU.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy has advised that the Biden administration will “monitor” to ensure no one abuses COVID-19 vaccine exemptions. Murthy said that he does “respect” that people “have a variety of opinions” on some measures, including the vaccine mandate, that the government has enacted to try and fight the virus.
Surgeon general defends new Covid policies as "part of a long tradition" to keep people safe
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy defended the Biden administration's latest coronavirus-related measures Sunday, saying they are "part of a long tradition that we have in this country" of taking action to keep people safe. Why it matters: Murthy's comments on NBC's "Meet the Press," follow President Biden's announcement of a six-pronged plan to combat the virus, which includes aggressive vaccination and testing measures. Get market news worthy of yo…
Biden to announce new COVID-19 steps ahead of U.N. meeting, surgeon general says
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden will announce new steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 before the U.N. General Assembly meets, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said Sunday. Murthy did not specify what those steps would be. Speaking to CNN on Sunday, Murthy defended Biden's efforts to expand vaccination in the United States. "There will be more actions that we continue to work on
Surgeon General Insists Biden’s Vaccine Requirements Are Legal Amid Lawsuit Threats
There has been a wave of backlash and threats of lawsuits after President Joe Biden announced new COVID vaccine requirements. Among the new guidelines, vaccines are required for federal workers, healthcare workers, and businesses with more than 100 employees.
Biden’s vaccine requirements are legal and will help economy, says U.S. surgeon general
The steps announced by President Biden that companies with 100 or more employees, along with hospitals and health care organizations, must get staff vaccinated are legal and critically needed, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said.
Biden to announce new COVID-19 steps ahead of UN meeting, surgeon general says
Biden to announce ‘more actions’ on Covid-19 vaccines before UN general assembly after ‘appropriate’ mandates – surgeon general
US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has been making the media rounds and not only defending President Joe Biden’s recently-announced Covid-19 vaccine mandates, but also promising further action in the coming days.
US Surgeon General: New COVID Restrictions Are ‘Appropriate Response’
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Sunday defended President Joe Biden’s new directives requiring millions of workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus under the possible threat of losing their jobs, although there is widespread opposition from Republican state governors. “This is not an unusual step,” Murthy told ABC’s “This Week” show. “This is an appropriate response.” FILE - Dr. William Dittrich looks over a COVID-19 patient in the…
Biden to Announce New Vaccine Aid Before UN Meeting, Murthy Says
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Surgeon general: Vaccine mandates are appropriate, legal measures
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said that President Joe Biden's vaccine mandates affecting more than two-thirds of the workforce are within the federal government's authority.
Surgeon General Murthy says the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employers is 'legal' and 'appropriate'
"We all in the private sector have to do everything we can to tackle this virus," Dr. Vivek Murthy said on Sunday.