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U.S. Surgeon Gen. Vivek Murthy defended President Joe Biden's new vaccine mandates on private businesses, saying it's not an "unusual phenomenon" to require vaccinations. ...
The Biden administration’s order that most U.S. companies mandate Covid-19 vaccines for their workers or test weekly has divided the business community; some applaud harder stance, others have questions. ...
President Biden’s six-part strategy to fight Covid includes paid time off for workers to get vaccinated and expanded access to rapid tests. MSNBC Medical Contributor Dr. Ebony Hilton says these federal policies still “center privilege” and shares how Biden could reach a broader group of Americans.  ...
Department of Health data showed 37,622 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, down from the 42,076 registered last Friday. But hospitalisations went above 1,000 for the third time in two weeks. ...

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