Chill, We’ve Been Here Before
Oakland Unified on Wednesday became the first school district in Northern California to require a COVID-19 vaccine for students 12 and up.
California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly left the open the possibility that a statewide mandate may be on the way.
In the early 1960s, legislators enacted a law that required a polio vaccine to attend school in the state. They did so only after aÂ campaign to incentivize students to voluntarily get the shot fell short.
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