Pfizer’s Fully-Approved Shot Opens The Door To More Mandates

Pfizer’s Fully-Approved Shot Opens The Door To More Mandates
Pfizer’s Fully-Approved Shot Opens The Door To More Mandates

Pfizer’s Fully-Approved Shot Opens The Door To More Mandates

New York City, New Jersey, Goldman Sachs, and the Pentagon all imposed new vaccine requirements in the days following the FDA’s full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Public health officials — and the President — hope more mandates will follow.

But some businesses are trying a different approach to encourage vaccination. NPR’s Andrea Hsu visited one offering $1,000 bonuses to vaccinated employees.

Meanwhile, Delta airlines announced unvaccinated employees would face a monthly surcharge. And some are arguing that airline passengers should be subject to vaccine requirements, too. Juliette Kayyem spoke about that with NPR’s Noel King — originally aired on Morning Edition.

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