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U of Missouri Reverses Course on Vaccines

November 19, 2021

The University of Missouri System Board of Curators on Thursday reversed its position on COVID-19 vaccines and voted to require them for employees, The Columbia Missourian reported.

Two months ago, the board voted to ban vaccine requirements.

But board members said that President Biden’s executive order requiring those who are federal contractors to be vaccinated convinced them. About $76 million in federal grants was at risk if the board had not voted to require vaccines.

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