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Residents Reacting to Biden's Sweeping Vaccine Mandates

With president Biden announcing covid-19 vaccine mandates for all federal workers and contractors, some are feeling optimistic.

Posted: Sep 10, 2021 4:08 PM

LAFAYETTE, LA -- With president Biden announcing covid-19 vaccine mandates for all federal workers and contractors, some are feeling optimistic.

“I'm looking forward to these vaccination mandates, to really get things rolling.” Hiba Fazal Said.

The push for vaccine mandates is becoming more acceptable for residents who are ready to get back to some type of normalcy.

“Me and my wife both took ours. It’s been probably six months now and I mean I didn't even feel anything to be honest with you. A lot of people say they get sick or arms aching and whatever afterwards, I didn't feel anything.” Cleveland Smith Said.

Biden's new mandate also says that employers with 100 or more workers must mandate vaccines or weekly covid tests.

“I actually work at UL too. It will just make me more comfortable knowing that all of the people and students I am seeing are vaccinated for their own safety and mine.” Hiba Fazal Said.

Not everyone, however, shares that optimism.

“I understand that we are in a pandemic and I also understand that people are getting sick and people are dying, but also I don't know that vaccination itself is the solution to that.” Jonathan Carmichael Said.

Biden also stated that companies that failed to comply could face fines of 14,000 per violation. To view more on the mandate click here

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