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The leader of a Hawaii anti-vax group caught COVID-19 and almost died. He now supports vaccines and wants his group's protests to stop.

A poster in an airport in Honolulu, Hawaii. AP Photo/Caleb Jones The founder of a Hawaii group opposing COVID-19 rules and vaccine mandates has asked people to stop. Chris Wikoff, who was recently hospitalized with COVID-19, previously dismissed it as "a little flu." He told local media he is considering getting vaccinated now. See more stories on Insider's business page. The cofounder of a Hawaiian group protesting vaccine mandates and COVID-19 rules is now calling people to end the c...
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Nearly 70% of hiring managers say they are more likely to hire someone already vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a new survey

Photo of a help wanted sign along Middle Country Road in Selden on July 20, 2021. Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday RM/Getty Images A survey conducted by ResumeBuilder.com suggests hiring managers have a strong preference for vaccinated applicants. Of the 1,250 managers surveyed, one-third said they would automatically throw out resumes without vaccination status. The survey was conducted in August - before President Biden announced a series of strict employee vaccine requirements. See more stori...
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United employees sue the airline over exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, as the company announces 97% of workers have gotten the shot

United Airlines A group of United employees sued the company, saying it practiced a "pattern of discrimination" by denying their vaccine exemption requests. More than 97% of the airline's employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 leading up to the September 27 vaccine deadline. United Airlines was the first major US airline to require its employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to keep working. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six United Airlines employees have filed a...
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US troops should 'only receive an honorable discharge' for refusing COVID vaccine, according to a GOP bill

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein/Pool via AP The Department of Defense recently mandated that all members of the military get the COVID vaccine. The Army said last week that members who refuse the shot could be subject to discharge. Republicans say that service members who refuse the vaccine should "only receive an honorable discharge." See more stories on Insider's business page. In the wake of the Department ...
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Fauci says a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for air travel hasn't been 'taken off the table'

Tony Gutierrez/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday US officials could issue a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for commercial flights. "The team has a lot of things on the table. Nothing has been taken off the table," he said on "Meet the Press." The Biden administration earlier this month announced increased fines for passengers who refuse to wear face masks on flights. See more stories on Insider's business page. US officials have not ruled out a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for air travele...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, News, Air Travel, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Tsa, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Transportation Security Administration, Chuck Todd, Fauci, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NBC News Meet the Press


A meteorologist was fired from his TV station after 33 years at the job because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Karl Bohnak, a meteorologist who spent 33 years at NBC affiliate WLUC, has been fired. He said the television station fired him because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. "I have authority over my body," Bohnak wrote in a Facebook post announcing his termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. A meteorologist who spent more than 30 years working at a Michigan TV station has been fired after he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. E...
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24 Republican state attorneys general signed a letter calling Biden's vaccine mandate 'illegal'

President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Washington. Biden is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik 24 state attorneys general signed a letter demanding that Biden change his vaccine mandate. The letter says Biden's strategy is "a threat to individual liberty...
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United Airlines says it will put workers with vaccine exemptions on temporary leave or reassign them so they won't face customers

Paul Chinn/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images United Airlines workers with vaccine exemptions "won't be in front of customers" after September 27. That's the deadline for staff to either get vaccinated against COVID-19 or seek an exemption. Exempted staff will be reassigned or put on temporary leave so they're not in customer-facing roles. See more stories on Insider's business page. United Airlines is preparing to make some changes for workers with COVID-19 vacc...
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Vaccine Mandates Become ‘New Normal’ At California Universities, Community Colleges

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White House praises Fox for implementing a stricter version of Biden's vaccine-or-test mandate, despite on-air bashing of federal policy

Joe Biden delivers remarks on the public health and economic crises at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware on January 14, 2021. Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images The White House praised Fox for its new vaccine-or-test mandate, which is stricter than the federal policy. Fox announced Tuesday it will require employees to either be vaccinated or tested daily. Biden announced last week that employers of 100-plus people must require vaccination or weekly testing. See more storie...
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President Biden is set to meet with execs from Disney, Microsoft, and Walgreens to discuss his vaccine mandate plans, a report says

The Biden administration announced on September 9 that it would require employers with more than 100 employees to mandate vaccines or weekly testing. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Biden is set to meet US business executives Wednesday to discuss vaccine mandates, the WSJ reported. An unnamed official said that executives from Microsoft, Disney, and Walgreens were set to attend. The Biden administration is mandating vaccines or weekly testing for companies with more than 100 staff. See more ...
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Active-duty soldiers must be fully vaccinated by December 15 or else be suspended or dismissed, the US Army said

A solider looks at the US flag. RICK LOOMIS/LA TIMES POOL/AFP via Getty Images The US Army said active troops who don't get vaccinated by Dec. 15 could be disciplined or dismissed. It said soldiers who refuse vaccines will be counseled, but could be punished if they still refuse. "This is quite literally a matter of life and death for our Soldiers," the Army Surgeon General said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Active units in the US Army must get be fully vaccinated a...
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6 LAPD employees sued the city over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, saying it creates a 'hostile work environment'

Los Angeles Police Department officers. David McNew/Getty Images LA is requiring city employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 5, with some exemptions. Six LAPD employees are suing the city, saying the mandate violates their rights. They said it created a "hostile work environment" in the police force. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six Los Angeles Police Department employees are suing the city over its vaccine mandate, which requires most city employees ...
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The 11 biggest questions CEOs are asking about Biden's vaccine mandate

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images President Joe Biden has ordered OSHA to mandate vaccines or routine testing for large employers. But numerous questions remain around what that will entail for businesses. Retail Industry Leaders Association say that a vaccine mandate amounts to a "colossal undertaking." See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's new vaccine mandate for employers with over 100 employees has prompted numerous questions from business leaders. The Bu...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is threatening to fine counties and cities if they impose vaccine mandates

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has threatened to fine local governments if they follow the guidance of Biden's vaccine mandate and insist that employees get the COVID-19 shot. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing back against the Biden administration's vaccine mandate. DeSantis threatened to slap $5,000 fines on county and city governments if they require employees to be vaccinated. DeSantis said this would open up local govern...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Trends, New York Times, Miami, Biden, Orange County, Taylor, Gainesville, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, Alachua County, DeSantis, Florida Senate


Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID-19 vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine-mandate press conference

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis did not correct a city employee's false claim Monday about COVID-19 vaccines. The employee made the claim at an event to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by during a Monday press conference...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID-19 vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine-mandate press conference in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis did not correct a city employee's false claim Monday about COVID-19 vaccines. The employee made the claim at an event to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by during a Monday press conference...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine mandate press conference

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images DeSantis did not correct a Gainesville city employee who falsely claimed the COVID-19 vaccine "changes your RNA." The false claim was made during a press conference to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates and passports. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSan...
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Fox News host Brian Kilmeade asks why Biden won't 'yell' at Black voters 'who put him in office' to get the COVID-19 vaccine

Brian Kilmeade, co-host of "Fox & Friends" on Fox News. Noam Galai/Getty Images In a rant on Monday, Fox News host Brian Kilmeade complained about President Biden and Black voters specifically. Kilmeade said only doctors should promote the COVID-19 vaccine to reduce hesitancy. The host blamed Biden for not doing more to encourage more Black Americans to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade went on a bizarre rant Monday blam...
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GOP Sen. Joni Ernst said Biden's plan to get Americans vaccinated is a 'diversion' from the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Sen. Joni Ernst, a Republican of Iowa, speaks during a hearing to examine United States Special Operations Command and United States Cyber Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2022 and the Future Years Defense Program, on Capitol Hill on March 25, 2021 in Washington, DC. Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images President Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 action plan on Wednesday. Sen. Joni Ernst accused Biden of using the plan to distract from the 9/11 anniversary...
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Republicans vow mass disobedience and lawsuits in fight against Biden vaccine mandate

Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The GOP has dialed up attacks on Biden's vaccine mandates. The president's workplace vaccine requirements were immediately met with alarm in right-wing media. Some GOP lawmakers took matters further, calling for mass disobedience and suggesting "revolt." See more stories on Insider's business page. In a prime example of post-Trump presidency rapid response, Republican lawmakers and conservative pundits greeted President Joe B...
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio threatens to withhold the paychecks of NYPD officers and other city workers who refuse weekly COVID-19 testing

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in March 2021. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Mayor de Blasio threatened to withhold the paychecks of unvaccinated NYPD officers who refuse weekly COVID-19 testing. The NYPD's largest police union is against the testing mandate because officers will not be compensated for the time spent getting them done. 53% of NYPD employees have received one dose of the vaccine, according to data from the Gothamist. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York...
Tags: Politics, NYC, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Healthcare, Bill De Blasio, Vaccine, Biden, Nypd, New York Police Department, De Blasio, City Hall, Gothamist, Lynch


Federal Vaccine Mandate: How Could The New COVID Rules Affect You?

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Vaccine mandates are proving successful in European countries. That may bode well for the US.

A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Wales, UK. Matthew Horwood/Getty Biden's new vaccine mandates aim to boost lagging vaccination rates in the US. France, Greece, and Italy have all had success with this approach. Their vaccination rates rose shortly after instating new vaccine requirements. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden unveiled a spate of new vaccine mandates on Thursday, amid an ongoing struggle to convince unvaccinated Americans to seek C...
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How a Supreme Court decision from 1905 set the stage for vaccine mandates

President Joe Biden receives the COVID-19 vaccine. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images A 1905 Supreme Court ruling grants states the authority to issue vaccine mandates. The decision was upheld nearly 20 years later in a case barring unvaccinated children from school. Experts say Biden's new vaccine rule is the most far-reaching one to come from the US government. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican leaders and vaccine skeptics railed against ...
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A group of 200-plus CEOs from companies like Amazon, Walmart, and Home Depot says it 'welcomes' Biden's vax-or-test mandate

Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon Rick T. Wilking/Getty Images Business Roundtable said it "welcomes" Biden's plan requiring companies to mandate vaccines or weekly testing. The group represents executives from Walmart, Amazon, Apple, Google, Home Depot, and more. On Thursday, the group said it "applauds" companies that have already implemented vaccine mandates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Business Roundtable, a lobbyist group whose members include chief exec...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar called the governor of Texas a 'hypocrite' for defending the 'right to choose' on vaccines a week after the state passed a restrictive abortion law

Rep. Ilhan Omar and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Morry Gash, File/Associated Press; Eric Gay, File/Associated Press The White House said it would require some companies to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for employees. Gov. Greg Abbott said he would fight the decision, citing Texans' "right to choose." Rep. Ilhan Omar ripped Abbott in a reference to the state's abortion ban that took effect last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Ilhan Omar called Texas Gov. Greg Abbot...
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Joe Biden says 'even Fox News' has a strict vaccine passport policy while unveiling his new vaccination and testing mandates

U.S. President Joe Biden. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Biden held up Fox News as an example of a corporation that has implemented a strict COVID-19 policy. Biden will require employers with 100 or more employees to mandate vaccines or weekly testing. The Fox Corporation requires employees to submit their vaccination status and stayed masked if unvaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden held up Fox News as an example of a corporation that has alre...
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Biden is reportedly set to require vaccines at any health facility that gets government funding. That's nearly all of them.

Dado Ruvic/Reuters Biden is expected to announce a COVID-19 vaccine requirement at healthcare facilities that get federal funding, sources told Politico. Staff at hospitals that require Medicare or Medicaid funding would be required to be vaccinated. The move is part of the president's larger plan to stop the spread of COVID-19, the sources said. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden plans to require COVID-19 vaccines for staff at all healthcare faciliti...
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Alaska Airlines is stopping paid time off for unvaccinated staff who contract or are exposed to COVID-19

Unvaccinated staff will also have to get regular coronavirus tests. Angel DiBilio.Shutterstock.com Alaska Airlines is stopping paid time off for unvaccinated staff who contract COVID-19. They'll also have to do a vaccine education program, the airline's parent company said Thursday. Alaska and sister company Horizon Air are mandating vaccines for new hires but not current staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. Staff at Alaska Airlines and its sister company Horizon...
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