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Maryland Mulls Vaccine Mandate for Teachers

October 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

With COVID-19 cases on the rise and outbreaks occurring in schools across the state including Allegany County- some state lawmakers are calling for a vaccine mandate for Maryland’s teachers. 

Last year, dominant strains of COVID-19 posed the greatest health risk to adults, while children were less likely to face severe illness or hospitalization. Still, students attended school remotely, largely to protect the adults around them. 

But now, with more and more young people getting infected, Maryland’s Senate President Bill Ferguson says the game has now changed…