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Vaccine mandate news - and a disturbing lack of news

A May 1 press release from the White House announced that the Biden administration has started the process to end COVID-19 vaccine rules placed on health care facilities receiving Medicaid and Medicare. A vaccine mandate on federal employees, contractors and international air travelers is also coming to an end on May 11, the same day that the COVID-19 public health emergency ends.

“We are now in a different phase of our response when these measures are no longer necessary,” the White House says.

A story in the Boston Herald today reported that Boston’s controversial, contested COVID-19 vaccine...


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