Students Weigh In on COVID-19 vaccinations

Troy Waller | sophomore – Dematha Catholic High School, Hyattsville, MD | Winter/Spring 2021

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Children can start receiving vaccinations at birth and the inoculations are standard for attending public schools.  Now the COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized for older students.  Though it’s not a requirement yet, some are getting the shots.


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