New History Headlines: January 3rd - January 9th
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COVID-19 in 2022
The FDA approved Pfizer booster shots for children, ages 12-15.
Citigroup will fire unvaccinated employees by the end of January. More than 90 percent of Citigroup’s 65,000 u.s. employees have complied with the requirement
Twitter permanently suspended the personal account of Representative Marjorie Taylor for consistently violating their Covid-19 misinformation policy.
SCOTUS Vaxx Arguments
The Supreme court heard oral arguments relating to the Biden administration’s authority to impose vaccine or test requirements on employers with 100 or more employees. Some statements by the justices suggest that the court may rule against OSHA’s vaccine or test policy.
Chief Justice John Roberts
Homer A. Plessy, the shoemaker, and activist who was convicted of violating Louisiana's "Separate Car Act" and became the plaintiff in the historic "Plessy v. Ferguson" Supreme Court case received a posthumous pardon from Governor John Bel Edwards. Mr. Plessy died in 1925.
The Final Frontier
The James Webb Space Telescope or Webb has unfolded its primary mirror and is now fully deployed.