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NYC Weighs Remote School; Goldman Delays Return: Virus Update

Pediatric Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic At Hazel Park High School
Photographer: Emily Elconin/Bloomberg
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The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the centerpiece of President Joe Biden’s push to get more people vaccinated, rejecting an Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule that would have required 80 million workers to get shots or periodic tests.

Earlier, Biden said his administration will double its order of rapid tests to send to Americans, while also distributing “high quality” masks to help fight a surge of cases of the omicron variant. Cases among U.S. nursing-home workers jumped almost tenfold in recent weeks to a record.