Inmates deserve the Covid-19 vaccine

By: Brenda De La Cruz Inmates deserve COVID vaccines just as much as other individuals. In fact, giving them access can help slow the spread of the virus altogether and that’s the goal, right? During the current pandemic, the world rushed to create a vaccine to fight the COVID-19 disease. While the world awaited the results from the testing of many vaccine trials, thoughts on how these vaccines should be…

March 6, 2021
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Minors to be allowed rights of consent despite anti-vaxxer guardians

During times of a major pandemic where immunization is key, minors should have a role in declaring whether or not to take a vaccine.
Last year, councilwoman Mary Cheh introduced a bill to Washington D.C. called the Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2019 in response to a measles outbreak.
The bill would allow children as young as 11 to be able to give legal consent to receive a vaccination that their parents opted out of because of religion or other reasons.

December 11, 2020
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