This week, lawmakers are Town Meeting break. Taking advantage of the respite, Vermont Daily looks back at the most-read, most-commented-on news stories from the 2021 Legislature.
Anti-vaxxers don’t want to be guinea pigs, doctor says on “Generally Irritable”
Compulsory vaccination supporters “use the word ‘anti-vaxxer’ like it’s some kind of slur now,” Redic said. Where is that kind of malign response coming from? she asked.
Employer-mandated vax unlikely for “many months”
Formal FDA approval of the Covid-19 vaccine is “many months” away, Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine said at the press conference today.
Levine: “No talk of mandatory vaccine”
With release of a Covid-9 vaccine expected within two weeks, Health Commissioner Mark Levine said “there’s no talk of mandatory vaccination” in national advisory councils overseeing vaccination release.
Will State make Covid vaccine mandatory?
On August 25, both Gov. Phil Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine said they were open but not committed to mandatory vaccination for Covid-19. They took a ‘wait and see’ approach. Would the vaccine be safe? Effective? As Gov. Scott said: “details do matter.”