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Remarks by President Biden at a Meeting with Business Leaders and CEOs on the COVID-19 Response

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THE PRESIDENT:  Folks, last week, I laid out a six-point plan for the fall to beat this pandemic, and it’s based on what science tells us.  And vaccination is key to getting the pandemic under control and keeping — and keeping the economy strong. 
 
And the first part of the plan is to vaccinate the unvaccinated.  This is a — this is a pandemic of the unvaccinated — not anything else right now.
 
The Labor Department is working on an emergency rule that will require all employers with 100 or more workers to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated and regularly tested.  And it’s going to take a little bit for them to put those requirements in place under the law. 
 
We’re also going to require nearly all health workers — healthcare workers to get vaccinated.  In addition to that, if we seek — if you seek care at a health facility, it seems to me you should be certain the people who are…

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