“We Need School-Age Vaccine Mandates to End the COVID Pandemic”, Emily Mendenhall’s Opinion in Scientific American

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In this opinion piece published in Scientific American, Emily Mendenhall argues that school-age vaccine mandates are necessary to end the COVID-19 pandemic. Although vaccination has been proven crucial for protecting children and families, many parents are choosing not to vaccinate school-aged children. Therefore, to protect the most vulnerable, and to end this pandemic before a new coronavirus mutation takes over, we need to have a federal vaccine mandate for children in public schools.

Read the piece in Scientific American.