The Supreme Court of the United States yesterday blocked Joe Biden’s mandate that forced employees of companies with more than a hundred workers to be vaccinated against covid or present negative test results every week. It’s a stark setback for the president in a fight against the pandemic that has drawn him into a fight with Republicans, some of whose states have appealed the vaccination orders.
The US leader’s initiative would have affected 84 million people. The order was going to come into force in February, although many companies have gone ahead of it and applied their own rules, which will now have to decide for themselves whether to keep them; Until now, the courts have recognized companies the power to adopt these measures.
The High Court did give the green light to the mandate that requires vaccines for 17 million workers in hospitals and residences
The US High Court did give the green light to another rule that requires vaccinations for workers in nursing homes, hospitals and other services subsidized by the federal government through the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The resolution affects more than 17 million people in 50,000 health and care centers.
Only 62% of Americans are fully vaccinated, just because of the political division on the matter. The country already has more than 845,000 deaths from covid.
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