"Even though the overwhelming majority of Post employees have already provided proof of vaccination, I do not take this decision lightly. However, in considering the serious health issues and genuine safety concerns of so many Post employees, I believe the plan is the right one."

Frederick Ryan Jr., publisher of The Washington Post, writing in an email to staff that the company has decided to require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment, starting when workers return to the office in September, as reported by The New York Times this week in its story, “The Washington Post Will Require Employees to Be Vaccinated.”