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How President Biden’s Six Point COVID Plan Can Impact The Nation’s Health And Economy

Experts look at how President Biden’s new plan can change the way businesses approach COVID, including requiring their employees to vaccinate.

President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Washington. Biden is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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Last Thursday, President Biden revealed his new plan to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

His strategy is a 6-prong approach that includes:

  • Vaccinating the Unvaccinated
  • Further protecting the vaccinated
  • Keeping Schools Open Safely
  • Increased Testing and Requiring Masking
  • Protecting our Economy
  • Improving Care for those with COVID

Experts unpack President Biden's plan and offer their thoughts on how these policies are implemented, how they can impact the economy, and, most of all, how effective will it be.

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