Biden vaccine warrants undergo first test with federal workers
WASHINGTON (AP) – About 4 million federal employees, from FBI agents to Bureau of Prisons guards to United States Food and Drug Administration employees, must be vaccinated by November 22 under of the presidential decree aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.
Some employees, like those in the White House, are almost all vaccinated.
But rates are lower in other federal agencies, especially those related to law enforcement and intelligence.
And some resistant workers are digging in, suing and protesting what they say is unfair excess on the part of the White House.
The upcoming deadline is President Joe Biden’s first test of pressure to get people to get vaccinated.
Answers to 25 Common Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 vaccines began delivery in the United States on December 14, 2020. The rapid rollout took place just over a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which the vaccines have been developed also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from practice — how am I going to get vaccinated? —To the scientific question — how do these vaccines work?
Read on for the answers to 25 common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.