Kansas universities to pause COVID-19 vaccination plans
December 8, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Officials at the three largest universities in Kansas said they will pause efforts to require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The University of Kansas, Kansas State University and Wichita State had said in October they would require vaccinations in order to comply with a directive from President Joe Biden that all federal contractors be immunized against the virus. The universities each receive millions of dollars in federal contracts.
On Tuesday, a federal judge in Georgia blocked the implementation of Biden's directive.
Hours after the ruling, off...