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Chicago police in standoff with Mayor Lori Lightfoot over vaccine mandate

Lori Lightfoot speaks at her election night party Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Chicago. Lori Lightfoot was elected Chicago mayor, making her the first African-American woman to lead the city. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Lori Lightfoot speaks at her election night party Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Chicago. Lori Lightfoot was elected Chicago mayor, making her the first African-American woman to lead the city. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

There is tension over the COVID-19 vaccine mandate in Chicago, Illinois, after Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered all city workers, including police officers, to submit their vaccine status to the city.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley gets the latest from WBEZ reporter Patrick Smith.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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