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Biden wants U.S. agencies to mandate COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated employees by Feb 15

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By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Biden administration said on Tuesday that federal agencies should require weekly COVID-19 testing by Feb. 15 for unvaccinated government employees who are working on-site or interacting with the public. A vaccine mandate imposed by President Joe Biden in September covers about 3.5 million federal workers and required them to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 22 or face potential discipline or even termination. The administration said on Tuesday that unvaccinated employees – including those seeking religious or medical exemptions – “should be tested week…

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