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Judge halts vaccine mandate in 10 states, while Supreme Court rejects religious exemption request

Legal expert Emily Bazelon joins Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd to talk about two very different rulings on vaccine mandates for health care workers.

A judge in Missouri has blocked the Biden administration vaccine mandate for health care workers in 10 states, while U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer rejected a request from eight Massachusetts hospital workers for a religious exemption to the state’s hospital system mandate that workers be vaccinated against COVID-19.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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