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Student COVID vaccinations: California becomes first state to require them for kids 12 and up

Original post made on Oct 1, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom added COVID-19 to the list of diseases students must get a vaccination for to attend school.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 1, 2021, 11:53 AM

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Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Oct 1, 2021 at 2:53 pm

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I'm not sure CA has a legislature anymore. It seems like all diktats come from President Gavin under the guise of emergency actions. And it doesn't seem like he's even stressing "the science" anymore for his mandates.

Posted by Randy Guelph
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Oct 1, 2021 at 4:51 pm

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Dan, do you ever tire of being wrong about the pandemic? I'd think someone like you who has been wrong every step of the way would have some humility when commenting on the topic.

Mandatory vaccination is exceptionally popular, especially in California, so calling it a "diktat" is being a bit dramatic and wrong (diktats are, by definition, made without popular consent). They're also already working on it in the legislature.

As a reminder, we're still at over 2000 deaths from covid per day in this country.

Posted by PeaceLove
a resident of Shoreline West
on Oct 1, 2021 at 7:23 pm

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Posted by Thida Cornes
a resident of Shoreline West
on Oct 2, 2021 at 1:16 pm

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The science behind giving vaccines to children is California is still in the middle of a pandemic and unvaccinated people spread the disease. Unvaccinated people including children can spread COVID-19 and create new variants. The very thing that some point out as a reason not to vaccinate (children are more likely to be asymptomatic carriers) actually increases the risk they will unknowingly spread COVID-19 to someone who will die. COVID-19 has killed almost 70k people in California and is still killing over 100 people a day. - Thida Cornes Santa Clara County COVID-19 ambassador

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