New York City’s Covid vaccine mandate for school staff blocked by judge/ The Guardian

Judge granted temporary injunction and referred the case to a three-judge panel while mandate was set to go into effect Monday

New York City schools have been temporarily blocked from enforcing a vaccine mandate for teachers and other workers by a federal appeals judge, days before it was to take effect.

20210923smBooster05<br>Aurthur Sudduth prepares to receive a COVID-19 booster shot from registered nurse Darlene Klacik at Allegheny General Hospital on Pittsburgh's North Side on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer's vaccine for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans — despite doubts the extra shots will do much to slow the pandemic. (Steve Mellon/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

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The worker mandate for the the largest US school system was set to go into effect on Monday.

Late on Friday, a judge for the second US circuit court of appeals granted a temporary injunction and referred the case to a three-judge panel on an expedited basis…

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