More On WWE Not Providing Vaccines To Wrestlers

WWE has needed a shot in the arm in some areas, but if they get it, it won't be in the form of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Fightful Select reported that WWE talent will be on their own in getting and scheduling their COVID-19 vaccines.

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WWE talent were informed via their talent relations app recently that they would not be receiving a COVID-19 vaccine through WWE, and that it was their own responsibility to schedule and get said vaccine. This surprised several WWE talent, that were expecting this to be set up through WWE, while others that we spoke to figured because of the nature of their status as independent contractors that it would end up this way. There was a ton of frustration among talent that we've spoken to, who noted there are influential people near the top of WWE who actively speak against COVID. In the day since Drew McIntyre's announcement, several other names behind the scenes have tested positive for COVID.

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