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New York City mayor partially lifts vaccine mandates for professional athletes

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The exemption was effective immediately. The city's sweeping vaccine mandate for workers will still apply to people with other types of jobs. Critics of the mayor's decision blasted the mayor for seeming to lift the rule only for wealthy and famous athletes. City last month fired more than 1,400 workers who failed to comply with the mandate.
3 months ago·New York, United States

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Reuters

NYC Mayor Adams lifts vaccine mandate for pro athletes, performers

New York Mayor Eric Adams said on Thursday he was lifting the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for professional athletes and performers, allowing unvaccinated Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving to play at home and lifting a cloud ahead of Major League Baseball's opening day.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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CTV News

NYC mayor allows unvaccinated athletes play home games

New York City's mayor exempted athletes and performers from the city's vaccine mandate following weeks of pressure from the sports world after the rule kept Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving from playing in home games and was expected to block several baseball players from taking the field in their upcoming season.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

NYC mayor allows unvaccinated athletes play home games

New York City’s mayor exempted athletes and performers from the city’s vaccine mandate following weeks of pressure from the sports world after the rule kept Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving from playing in home games and was expected to block several baseball players from taking the field in their upcoming season

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc News

NYC lifts vaccine rule that blocked athletes from home games

New York City’s mayor exempted athletes and performers from the city’s vaccine mandate Thursday, while keeping in place the rule for countless other workers who faced losing their jobs for refusing to get vaccinated

3 months ago·United States
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CNN

NYC expanding vaccine exemption to city-based entertainers, clearing Kyrie Irving and unvaccinated Yankees and Mets to play at home

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving can go back to playing home games -- and all New York Yankees and Mets can play in their home openers next month regardless of their Covid-19 vaccination status.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Associated Press News

NYC lifts vaccine rule that blocked athletes from home games

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor exempted athletes and performers — including Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving — from the city’s vaccine mandate Thursday, while keeping the rule

3 months ago·United States
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