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Biden says White House is exploring a vaccine mandate for all federal employees

Biden's comments come as the delta variant spreads across the country.

Updated: July 27, 2021 - 4:17pm

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President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that the federal government is considering making vaccines mandatory for all federal employees.

"That's under consideration right now," Biden said to a reporter who asked him if federal employees would need to be vaccinated, according to The Washington Post.

Biden's comments come as a recent surge of the COVID-19 delta variant spreads across the country.