An advisory group in Washington state has decided against recommending the experimental COVID-19 jabs for students in K-12 schools.
However, a final decision on the matter will be made next month.
The results of vote included seven against, six in favor, and four undecided on the recommendation to add the injection to the state’s administrative code when it presents its findings to Washington’s Board of Health in April.
After the formal presentation to the Board of Health at the group’s next meeting, scheduled for April 13th, the board will decide to approve or reject the recommendation.
Washington board of health advisory group voted against requiring COVID-19 vaccines for K-12 students in the state’s schools + Florida’s surgeon general released its official guidance recommending against the vaccines for all healthy children.https://t.co/vvk0UOA19w
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The Seattle Times reported:
The state Board of Health began the process of tackling the issue last fall, creating a separate technical advisory group tasked with researching whether a COVID vaccine would meet all the scientific criteria needed to be added to the list of required K-12 immunizations. The volunteer group was made up of doctors, public health officers, state and local education leaders, and community organizers.
The group has met several times since then and late last month finally came to a vote.
Members were split, with six in favor of a COVID vaccine requirement in schools, seven against and four unsure — meaning the group will recommend against adding the COVID vaccine to the state’s administrative code when it presents its findings to the board next month.
“We need to keep our eye on the long term of what we’re trying to accomplish, and I think that’s community health overall,” Greg Lynch, a member of the advisory group and superintendent of the Olympic Educational Service District 114, said during the Feb. 24 meeting. “… We can’t afford right now to create a movement where the call is ‘Go fast now,’ without having a complete picture (of long-term data), which I worry about.”
The Defender added:
At the same meeting, another group member, Dr. Ben Wilfond, a pulmonologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital, stated:
“As a clinician, I’m used to uncertainty. I actually think the data with regards to COVID is more than sufficient for me to recommend this for anybody enthusiastically.
“But for those who are not ready to be there themselves and the implications of having this as a school requirement, all the things that come with that far outweigh the value of incremental change in vaccination that might happen … if we had this requirement.”
Group member Bill Kallappa, a member of the Washington state Board of Education, disagreed:
“Are we going to put a stop to COVID? Or are we going to allow it to trickle on and continue to cripple us in ways that we don’t know?
“We talked about unintended consequences, and that’s a valid point people bring up. But what are the unintended consequences if we do not respond?”
Keith Grellner, with the Washington’s Board of Health, told the Seattle Times that in the event the board rejects the group’s recommendation, a “public process” will commence, that will add the COVID vaccine to the state’s list of required immunizations — requiring an amendment to the state’s administrative code.
While the all-volunteer group is divided on requiring K-12 students to receive the COVID-19 shot, the data is obvious that children should NOT receive this dangerous injection.
A recent study conducted in New York state found the COVID-19 shots increased the risk of infection in 5-11-year olds: