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Supreme Court halts Biden's vaccine mandate

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The Supreme Court put a stop to President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for large employers.

The rule would have forced employers will at least 100 employees to require those workers to get vaccinated or tested regularly.

The court ruled the Biden administration overstepped its authority by seeking to impose the Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule.

The court is allowing the administration to go forward with a mandate that impacts most U.S. health care workers.

Read more from The Associated Press.

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jeffmunzinger

The vaccine mandate that the court will allow to be enforced nationwide sc****d by on a 5-4 vote, with Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh joining the liberals to form a majority. The mandate covers virtually all health care workers in the country, applying to providers that receive federal Medicare or Medicaid funding. It affects 10.4 million workers at 76,000 health care facilities as well as home health care providers. The rule has medical and religious exemptions.

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