Department of Labor plans to issue an emergency temporary standard implementing the new requirement By Stephanie Armour and Sabrina Siddiqui All employers with 100 or more employees would have to require that their workers be vaccinated or undergo at least weekly Covid-19 testing under a new plan announced by President Biden to curb … [Read more...] about Biden Boosts Vaccine Requirements for Large Employers, Federal Workers to Combat Covid-19
Those seeking extra doses before they are eligible cite Delta variant, back-to-school season, employers’ office reopening plans By email@example.com and Anne-Marie.Chaker@wsj.com U.S. officials have said they expect Covid-19 booster shots to be available for more people beyond the immunocompromised later this month. Some aren’t waiting. Eager booster seekers are … [Read more...] about For Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters, Some People Jump the Line
A CDC-funded simulation projects that without masking or testing, more than 75 percent of children could be infected within three months. By Ariana Eunjung Cha The Marin County, Calif., elementary school had been conscientious about following covid-19 protocols. Masks wererequiredindoors, desks were spaced six feet apart, and the students kept socially distant. But the … [Read more...] about A Calif. elementary school teacher took off her mask for a read-aloud. Within days, half her class was positive for delta.
Biden said Friday that the administration is considering earlier boosters. ByOren Oppenheim Public health officials are sticking with the recommendation that people get booster shots eight months after getting the COVID-19 vaccine, but that could change based on reviewing the data, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday. "We're still sticking with the eight months," the … [Read more...] about Health officials sticking with 8-month COVID booster shot timeline: Fauci
"Employers are getting more comfortable with the idea of mandating a vaccine," Littler Mendelson's Barry Hartstein said. By Dan Clark An increasing number of companies will implement COVID-19 vaccination policies in the coming months, now that one of the available vaccines has full FDA approval, despite knowing that they’ll encounter employee pushback and even perhaps … [Read more...] about More employer vaccine mandates are coming after Pfizer’s full approval