New York Schools Vaccine Mandate Granted Temporary Injunction By Federal Court

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a vaccine mandate set to go into effect on Monday in the New York City school system.
A federal judge in Broolyn also declined an injunction request sought by teachers. //” /> A New York State Supreme Court judge ruled last week that the city could move forward with the mandate.
It is possible that their ruling could come before the Monday deadline. A three-judge panel will now review the mandate. A judge for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted the injunction on a temporary basis.
The mandate would over more than 150,00 people working in the system, 90% of whom are already vaccinated. It was set to go into effect Monday at midnight, and the administration was anticipating widespread staff shortages and disruption in some schools where anti-vaxx sentiment runs high.

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