Vivek Murphy

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 21: Vivek Murphy speaks onstage during OZY Fest 2018 at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park on July 21, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Ozy Media)

Biden admin. confident vaccine mandate will be upheld

The Biden administration appears confident its vaccine mandate will be upheld in the courts despite the major win for medical and personal freedom stemming from a federal appeals court’s ruling that temporarily halted the requirement. In an interview Sunday, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy defended Joe Biden’s vaccine requirement, saying Biden has faith in both the legality and effectiveness of such mandates.