The 6 new steps Biden is taking to fight the pandemic

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President Biden unveiled a multi-pronged strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic using new requirements and actions on Thursday. According to the White House, the newly-announced steps include:

1. Biden has directed the Labor Department to require companies with 100+ employees to require proof of vaccination or weekly negative test results. The federal government is also establishing a rule requiring those companies to provide paid time off for workers to get vaccinated or recover from vaccination.

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