Editorial: The needle and the good done: Mayor Adams retires a rule that never went into effect

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New York Daily News

The very short answers to two questions posed to New York Mayor Eric Adams this week when he announced the end of the city’s private employer vaccine mandate nicely encapsulate the logic and science — or, we should say, lack thereof — behind the policy, put in place by Bill de Blasio just as he was leaving office last December. Question: Does the city have any numbers on the percentage of private businesses that got all their employees vaxxed and boosted? Mayor Adams: No. Question: There was no data collection there? Mayor Adams: No. And that’s the end of that, or it will be on Nov. 1. Indeed,…

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