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Mississippi public universities withdraw staff vaccine mandates

SOTT – Sign Of The Times

By Lexi Lonas
The Hill
Fri, 10 Dec 2021 03:28 UTC

Mississippi public universities that were required to implement a coronavirus vaccine mandate under the Biden administration’s order have rescinded the policy.

The University of Mississippi, Jackson State University and the University of Southern Mississippi told The Hill they lifted their coronavirus vaccine mandate after the Biden administration’s order to require federal contractors be vaccinated was halted in court.

Mississippi State University told The Associated Press it has also gone forward with revoking the vaccine mandate due to the court’s decision.

Biden’s mandate made it so federal contractors had to be vaccinated by Jan. 4, but the order was halted in court nationwide on Wednesday.

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