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Los Angeles OKs one of strictest US vaccination mandates

The City Council on Wednesday voted 11-2 in favor of the ordinance.

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles leaders have voted to enact one of the nation’s strictest vaccine mandates. The sweeping measure requires the shots for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, gyms and even a Lakers game.

The City Council on Wednesday voted 11-2 in favor of the ordinance. Supporters say it's a way of preventing more COVID-19 surges. Critics say the measure raises concerns about enforcement and will sow confusion because a less-sweeping vaccination mandate scheduled to take effect next month in Los Angeles County as a whole only applies to bars, breweries and nightclubs.

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