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President Joe Biden will propose a tax credit for small and medium-sized businesses that offer their employees paid vacation to get vaccinated against Covid and recover from possible side effects.
Biden will also announce that this week the U.S. will hit 200 million Covid shots that have been given since he took office.
Biden will also urge employers to use their resources to encourage and incentivize more people to vaccinate. The US vaccination rate appears to have decreased slightly in the past few days.
The White House has maintained the urgency of vaccinations, stressing that Covid remains a serious threat – especially as highly contagious variants spread across the US
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