WASHINGTON — At 5 p.m. ET Thursday, President Joe Biden will unveil his six-pronged strategy to stop the spread of the delta variant and boost vaccinations.
ABC News will air a Special Report at 5 p.m. Watch Biden address the nation in the media player below:
A source familiar with the president's plans told ABC News that Biden will announce an executive order that will "require all federal executive branch workers to be vaccinated," as well as a second executive order that will direct that standard to be applied to employees of contractors working with the federal government.
A White House official said Biden's plan will be centered around:
- Vaccinating the Unvaccinated
- Furthering Protection for the Vaccinated
- Keeping Schools Safely Open
- Increasing Testing and Requiring Masking
- Protecting Our Economic Recovery
- Improving Care for Those with COVID-19
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