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Washington, D.C. is a U.S. territory located between Maryland and Virginia. It was built between 1790 and 1800 to serve as the seat of the federal government.
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Under the new plan, all US federal workers and contractors must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Washington will also require companies with 100 or more employees to ensure their staff are vaccinated or tested regularly.