New Yorkers react to Biden's vaccine mandate: 'It's going against everybody's will'

Posted 14 days ago


People in New York City shared their thoughts on President Biden's sweeping new COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which instructs employees at companies with over 100 workers to either get vaccinated or get tested for the virus weekly.

The individuals that Fox News Digital spoke with in Manhattan were largely split on the announcement, despite nearly 70% of New York County residents being vaccinated with at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine. More than 60% is fully vaccinated.

"I agree with the mandate," said one woman. "I think in order to get back to anywhere near normal we need a vaccine mandate in place, and I think to keep other people safe it's really important to get vaccinated."

"It's going against everybody's will," a man exclaimed.

The rule will likely affect millions of workers and will also levy substantial fines, up to $14,000 per infraction, against companies that refuse to comply.

Another man took it a step further and asserted that Biden’s mandates even fell short, adding that a nation is "responsible to get people vaccinated" because people... (Read more)