Biden Administration Announces End to Federal COVID Vaccine Mandates

President Joe Biden’s administration is going to end a slew of COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including its requirement that foreign travelers provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, officials said on May 1.
The mandate for noncitizen nonimmigrants arriving by air will end on May 12, as will mandates for federal workers and federal contractors, the White House said in a statement.
Mandates for Head Start employees, health care facilities certified by federal regulators, and noncitizens arriving at the U.S. land borders will also be wound down in the future, the administration said, though no specific dates were given.
Mandates imposed by some agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, will remain in place for now, the White House told The Associated Press….

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