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WATCH: President Biden announces new COVID-19 vaccine mandate affecting about 100 million Americans

The president is expected to announce his new 6-pronged plan to combat the increase of COVID-19 cases across the nation.
The president is expected to announce his new 6-pronged plan to combat the increase of COVID-19 cases across the nation.

President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Thursday evening to announce the signing of a new executive order to require vaccination for employees of the executive branch and contractors who do business with the federal government.

The president announced his new 6-pronged plan to combat the increase of COVID-19 cases across the nation.

With his new mandate, there is not expected to be an option to test out.

The government’s expansive new rules, being announced Thursday, mandate that all employers with more than 100 workers require them to be vaccinated or test for the virus weekly, affecting about 80 million Americans.


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