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Yes, your company can still require you to be vaccinated despite the Supreme Court's ruling

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

The federal government has provided COVID-19 relief in numerous forms, from free vaccines to economic programs. Reuters
The Supreme Court shot down the White House's employer vaccine-or-test mandate on Thursday.
Despite the ruling, employers are still legally able to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for employees.
The federal mandate would have made it so that any company with over 100 employees must require vaccines.
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the Biden administration's vaccine-or-testing mandate for companies with more than 100 employees. Employers, however, can still make...
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Moderna and Novavax extend losses after Supreme Court strikes down Biden's vaccine mandate for private employers

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

A woman in San Antonio, Texas, receives her second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shot. Sergio Flores/Getty Images
Novavax and Moderna shares were under pressure Friday after the Supreme Court struck down a vaccine mandate for private companies.
The ruling blocked the Biden administration's vaccine-or-testing mandate at private companies with more than 100 employees.
Novavax and Moderna shares closed at multi-month lows on Thursday.
Shares of Novavax and Moderna each dropped Friday, with stock in the COVID-19 vaccine makers stretching losses into a second session after the Biden administration's...
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Infected woman identified in Zhuhai

1 day ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

A 53-year-old woman in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, tested positive for COVID-19, local health authorities said on Friday. The infected woman, who lives in Nanping township in the city's Xiangzhou district, was identified during mass testing, which was launched after the neighboring city of Zhongshan reported a confirmed case earlier. Prevention and control measures, including home isolation, have been introduced for residents in the woman's community, health officials sai. Residents of Zhuhai are required to provide negative test results taken within 24 hours and a green health code if...
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44 people test positive for COVID-19 in Tianjin's second citywide screening

1 day ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

The northern Chinese municipality of Tianjin found 44 people testing positive for COVID-19 in its second citywide nucleic acid testing that ended early Friday morning, local authorities said. The people were all detected in designated quarantine locations or areas under epidemic control, according to the local epidemic prevention and control headquarters. The municipality of 13.9 million people that neighbors Beijing started its first round of citywide screening Sunday, in which 77 positive samples for COVID-19 were found. The second round of mass testing started on Wednesday morning.
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