.Los Angeles County, CA, USA
Vaccines are expected to be mandated by this week. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/ Unsplash)

  • Employees will require at least one dose of COVID vaccine by October 7
  • LA County vaccine mandate will also cover "mega-events"
  • Schools in LA County also mandated vaccines for eligible students

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden will meet CEOs of Walt Disney and Microsoft on Wednesday (Photo Credit: PTI/AP)

  • President Joe Biden will meet top business leaders on Wednesday
  • The president is expected to discuss vaccine mandates with the businesses
  • Opinion polls show most Americans in favour of some sort of a vaccine mandate

.Alabama, USA
Governor Kay Ivey of Alabama.(Photo Credit:Twitter/Kay Ivey)

  • Kay Ivey cited her staunch opposition to Joe Biden's vaccine push as the reason for the ban
  • Facebook clarified that it had mistakenly flagged the account as an imposter
  • The dispute was regarding Ivey's campaign page and not her gubernatorial account

.United States
Ohio Republican Senate candidate Josh Mandel was infuriated with Joe Biden's idea of vaccine mandate. (Photo credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Josh Mandel compares vaccine mandates to Gestapo in a post on Twitter
  • He appeals to Americans not to submit to the "tyranny."
  • Following the video's release, Jewish groups condemned it as insulting and incorrect

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Since 2020, more than 650,000 Americans have died due to COVID-19. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • About 80 million people in the US remain unvaccinated
  • This plan was announced by the US President on Thursday
  • The rule now requires that about two-thirds of all US workers be vaccinated

.Arkansas, USA
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson. (Twitter/@AsaHutchinson)

  • “I have been consistent in the freedom of businesses to require their employees to be vaccinated," Asa Hutchinson said
  • Some of Arkansas’ largest employers are already requiring workers to get vaccinated
  • The federal vaccine requirement will impact millions of Americans

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Greene argued on the basis of the Nuremberg Code
  • "We don’t take orders from Fascist in my office", she wrote
  • Greene introduced the 'We Will Not Comply Act' in House to oppose vaccine mandates

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Most US airlines have imposed a mask mandate. (Photo credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The mask mandate will remain in place till January 18, 2022
  • First offenders will be fined $500-$1000
  • The penalties will take effect on Friday

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden signed the executive order on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The mandate will give a choice between getting vaccinated or tested
  • 17 million health facilities workers will be required to get COVID vaccines
  • Multiple federal departments have already imposed vaccine mandates

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles has a vaccine mandate in place for school staff. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • The mandate will be applicable for students above age 12
  • Students would require a give proof of vaccination before entering campus
  • If passed, the proposal will set the vaccination deadline for December