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Ten states sue Biden administration over COVID-19 vaccine mandate for U.S. health workers

Posted on AllSides November 11th, 2021
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Ten Republican state attorneys general sued on Wednesday to stop the Biden administration's requirement that millions of U.S. health workers get vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying it would worsen staff shortages.

President Joe Biden, a Democrat, said last Thursday he will enforce the mandate starting Jan. 4.

The attorneys general of Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Kansas, Iowa, Wyoming, Alaska, South Dakota, North Dakota, and New Hampshire jointly filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in St. Louis.

"Placing this additional mandate on healthcare facilities...

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