Medical Association Wants States' Vax Mandate Suit Denied

By Rosie Manins (December 2, 2021, 5:00 PM EST) -- The American Medical Association urged a Georgia federal court Thursday to deny a request by Georgia and six other states to block the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors.

In an amicus brief, the nonprofit that represents doctors and medical students said COVID-19 has wreaked havoc nationwide, killing more than 770,000 Americans. It said widespread vaccination is essential to ending the coronavirus pandemic and preventing thousands more needless deaths.

Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, South Carolina, Utah and West Virginia joined forces to sue President Joe Biden and 30 other federal government departments and leaders in the Southern District of...

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