Worried about “twindemic,” Levine ponders flu vaccine mandate for children - VPR

He’s not committing to anything yet, but VT Health Commissioner Mark Levine is talking about mandatory seasonal flu vaccinations for school children.

"Commissioner of Health Mark Levine said Friday that he’s considering a policy that would require children to get flu vaccinations in order to be eligible to attend public schools in Vermont. Levine said the confluence of COVID-19 and an active flu season could overwhelm health care resources and create a “twin-demic” for the state."


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