WATCH LIVE: FDNY union news conference ahead of vaccine mandate

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FDNY firefighters are holding a news conference just minutes before the new, updated New York City vaccine mandate is set to go into effect.  Critics of the mandate say it will create staffing shortages in crucial departments, like the FDNY and NYPD. 
Article photo: Firefighters hold a protest outside of Gracie mansion on Oct. 28, 2021.