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Gubernatorial Candidates Agree Not To Mandate COVID Vaccine For Kids

Pediatric doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Image courtesy of Hartford HealthCare (we-ha.com file photo)

Both Gov. Ned Lamont and challenger Bob Stefanowski said Thursday that they would not likely require that children receive a COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend school.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Neither Bob Stefanowski nor Gov. Ned Lamont seemed inclined to add the COVID-19 vaccine to Connecticut’s schedule of required childhood immunizations on Thursday as a federal advisory committee included it in a list of doctor-recommended shots.

The announcement was apparently in response to the Centers for Disease Control’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices vote during annual meeting Thursday, to add the COVID vaccine to a list of inoculations doctors recommend to their patients.

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