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Alice Gomez and Maria Ramos work at Dr. Bronner's soap factory in Vista, Calif. The company is doing weekly coronavirus testing but still wants all its workers vaccinated. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

Employers Want You To Get Vaccinated. This One Is Offering A $1,000 Bonus

With the delta variant spreading, more companies are mandating that employees be vaccinated against the coronavirus, but some are still hoping bonuses will do the trick.

Afghan refugee Mohammed Reza Zafar, 35, displays his U.N. refugee card at an Afghan bakery where he works in India's capital of New Delhi. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Afghan Refugees In India Fret Over The News Back Home, And Their Own Legal Status

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Alice Gomez and Maria Ramos work at Dr. Bronner's soap factory in Vista, Calif. The company is doing weekly coronavirus testing but still wants all its workers vaccinated. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Employers Want You To Get Vaccinated. This One Is Offering A $1,000 Bonus

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Felina Manita and her husband Jean are building a temporary home out of sticks after losing their home in Les Cayes in the earthquake on Saturday. Octavio Jones for NPR hide caption

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A Tropical Storm Is Adding To Haiti's Misery Following A Devastating Earthquake

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