On Monday, a federal judge halted President Biden’s vaccine mandate for healthcare workers and hospitals that receive federal funding.
Background: A coalition of healthcare workers across 10 states filed lawsuits over President Biden’s vaccine mandate. The workers argued that President Biden’s Nov. 5 mandate would cause worker shortages in the industry if employees decided to quit rather than get the vaccine.
What Happened: U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp, who was appointed by President Trump, sided with the healthcare workers and issued a halt to Biden’s mandate in 10 states.
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