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The Controversy Over Enforcing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates on Workers

Now that COVID-19's Delta variant is dominant in the U.S. the debate over vaccination mandates has resumed. Over 158 million Americans are now immunized against the virus that has killed roughly 606,000 in the country. A Houston hospital system brought the issue to the forefront when more than 150 workers were fired or resigned over the company's vaccine requirement. After the U.S. fell short of Biden’s July 4 vaccine goal, will more businesses and institutions introduce mandates in the future?

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The Controversy Over Enforcing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates on Workers
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    Houston hospital workers fired, resign over COVID-19 vaccine

    Houston hospital workers fired, resign over COVID-19 vaccine

    DALLAS (AP) — More than 150 employees at a Houston hospital system who refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine have been fired or resigned after a judge dismissed an employee lawsuit over the vaccine requirement. A spokesperson for Houston Methodist hospital system said 153 employees either resigned in …

    How political polarization broke America’s vaccine campaign

    How political polarization broke America’s vaccine campaign

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    The Covid-19 epidemic in the United States risks becoming a tale of “two Americas,” as Anthony Fauci warned in June: a nation where regions with higher vaccination rates are able to beat back the coronavirus, while those with lower vaccination rates continue to see cases and deaths. At face value, …

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