Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for the Immunization of School Children [12 VAC 5 ‑ 110]
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11/16/22  6:11 pm
Commenter: Caryn Mercadante

No COVID vaccine mandate for children

The data does not support mandatory COVID vaccination for children. The risk of death, injury, side effects from the vaccine are higher than those from the disease itself. The long-term side effects are still unknown from this experimental gene therapy. The vaccine is still not shown to prevent illness or prevent the spread of illness; therefore, the risk is too high to mandate for children. Parents should have the right to choose whether to vaccinate their kids with an experimental, unproven vaccine or not. The flu is just as dangerous, if not more dangerous than COVID, and the flu vaccine is not mandatory. Until there is more data, testing, and long-term study, vaccines using MRNA approaches should not be forced on anyone, especially children. Natural immunity should also be recognized, and it is not. Children do not need a vaccine if they have antibodies for the virus.

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