Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

Federal judge blocks Biden's mandate for health workers

Posted online

A federal judge on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction to halt President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate for U.S. health care workers.

The injunction from Judge Terry A. Doughty effectively expanded one by a federal court in Missouri.

“There is no question that mandating a vaccine to 10.3 million health care workers is something that should be done by Congress, not a government agency,” said Doughty, of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. “It is not clear that even an act of Congress mandating a vaccine would be constitutional.”

Read more from The New York Times.


No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick
Open for Business: Tabak Co.

A pair of military veterans with an interest in cigars opened Tabak Co. LLC; CoxHealth’s first “super clinic” in Springfield opened; and Quarters Arcade & Boba Bar got its start in Ozark.

Most Read