Axios-Ipsos poll: 60% of voters back Biden vaccine mandates (Axios)

Axios: Axios-Ipsos poll: 60% of voters back Biden vaccine mandates. “A majority of Americans — including suburban voters — support vaccine mandates for federal workers as well as private companies, according to the latest installment of the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index. Why it matters: The findings, on the heels of President Biden’s mandates announcement last week, suggest that while his move was divisive, it may be politically safer than his opponents hope.”

Washington Post: Coronavirus booster shots for the immunocompromised expected to be authorized soon

Washington Post: Coronavirus booster shots for the immunocompromised expected to be authorized soon. “Federal health officials are racing to ensure that millions of Americans with weakened immune systems can get additional shots of coronavirus vaccines to protect them against the highly contagious delta variant. The actions could mean the extra shots would be authorized in days or weeks, according to federal officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the plan has not been announced.”

CNN: Department of Veterans Affairs will require health workers to be vaccinated

CNN: Department of Veterans Affairs will require health workers to be vaccinated. “The Department of Veterans Affairs will require many of its frontline health workers to be vaccinated, the agency announced on Monday, making it the first area of the federal government to require shots among some of its workers. It was a major step from the administration toward backing vaccine requirements, which it had until now been reluctant to support.”