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Pentagon makes Pfizer vaccine mandatory after FDA approval- memo

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Pentagon on Wednesday ordered all active-duty service members to be vaccinated with the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine days after the Food and Drug Administration granted it full approval. In a memo seen by Reuters, the Pentagon ordered the military to start the process immediately but did not put a specific timeline on when it should be completed. Earlier in the week it had said that such a move would be coming. The U.S. military has said that around half the U.S. armed forces are already fully vaccinated, a number that climbs significantly when counting only activ…

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