Surgeon General Vows Defense Of Vaccine Mandates

Axios reports:

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy took to ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday to defend the Biden administration’s plan to institute a vaccine mandate for companies with more than 100 workers, calling the measure “appropriate and necessary,” and adding that the administration is prepared to fight legal challenges to implementation.

A three-judge panel on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Saturday stayed enforcement of the private-employer vaccine mandate in an unsigned order that cited “grave statutory and constitutional issues.”

“The president and the administration wouldn’t have put these requirements in place if they didn’t think that they were appropriate and necessary, and the administration is certainly prepared to defend them,” Murthy said.

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