Should a COVID-19 vaccine be mandatory for young children?

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A COVID-19 vaccine is being hailed as the only way to safely restore our economies, take off the facemasks, and reopen schools.

As of July 29th, 27 vaccines are in human trials, with six already in large-scale efficacy tests. If found to be safe, and produce a robust immune response, then these vaccines will be manufactured in massive quantities.

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Author of 'Working [it] Out: what actually makes us exercise?' Sitting firmly on the fence between a man of words and a man of action.

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