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Coronavirus: California, NYC to require employees to get COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

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SACRMENTO, CALIF. –California and New York City announced Monday that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face weekly COVID-19 testing, and the Department of Veterans Affairs became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to receive the shot.

Meanwhile, in a possible sign that increasingly dire health warnings are getting through to more Americans, vaccination rates began to creep up again, offering hope that the nation could yet break free of the coronavirus if people who have been reluctant to receive the shot are finally inoculated.

The announcements are the "opening of the floodgates" as more government entities and companies impose vaccine mandates after nationwide vaccination efforts "hit a wall," said Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University's School of Public Health.

"Some people find mask mandates annoying, but the reality is they're temporary. We can't do them forever," he …

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Japan has assured U.S. it will keep in close contact on Olympics White House [Video]

FILE PHOTO: A man looks at his mobile phone next to The Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympics Museum in Tokyo, Japan, March 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov May 27, 2021 WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Japanese government has assured the United States that it will keep in close contact []

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Jackpot? California Drivers Win Traffic Tickets For Driving On 15 Freeway Shoulders Out Of Las Vegas CBS Los Angeles [Video]

With the 15 Freeway near the California-Nevada border jammed for miles most of the day Monday, and Nevada Highway Patrol officers were ready for drivers who got fed up with the backup.

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