Opinion: New CDC mask guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing that fully vaccinated individuals may now go without masks is the most idiotic thing it can do regarding mask mandates. Although many United States citizens are receiving the vaccine, we have yet to reach herd immunity.

June 2, 2021
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New COVID guidelines cause confusion on mask mandate

May 7, 2021

The Center for Disease Control published new guidelines last tuesday for people who are fully vaccinated. These guidelines state that people who are fully vaccinated can participate in “normal” activities after two weeks, if they show no symptoms after getting the second dose.

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Update on Vaccine sites at ELAC

Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines available May 6 and Moderna only vaccines May 8 at East Los Angeles College.  Via Care, ELAC Health Center’s partner, will be onsite giving first doses of the vaccine May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will return May 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On May 6 it will be from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. and on May 8 from…

May 1, 2021
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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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