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‘Mandate Muriel’ Won’t Let Unvaxxed Kids Attend School

Muriel Bowser

At a glance

  • D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has mandated that all children 12 and older must show proof of vaccination to attend public or private schools when the new school year starts.
  • Bowser hasn’t provided an alternative plan for unvaccinated students.
  • Black children have a 60% vaccination rate, compared with 85% of the total student population.

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