Vaccine Holdouts Slow Return To Normal For Congress

The Hill reports:

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) estimated that about 75 percent of House members have been vaccinated, a figure unchanged since March. Until more members get vaccinated, Pelosi said, the House won’t return to pre-pandemic operations.

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), for example, isn’t planning to get a vaccine because he previously tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies last year, even though the CDC recommends that people who recovered from COVID-19 still get vaccinated as soon as possible.

GOP Sens. Ron Johnson (Wis.) and Rand Paul (Ky.) have voiced similar rationales for not getting vaccinated after they both tested positive last year.

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