New York City Mayor Says He Will Mandate COVID Vaccines For Children This Fall By Ian Miller for OutKick
New York City has famously handled COVID as poorly as any city on earth.
From the initial surge and horrific death rates due in part to sending COVID positive patients back into nursing homes to infect other elderly residents, to masking toddlers, to private business vaccine mandates and discriminatory vaccine passports, New York has been a leading example of what not to do.
While former mayor Bill de Blasio was responsible for many of the city’s terrible policies, current mayor Eric Adams has made a concerted effort to double-down and make them even worse.
During a recent press conference, Adams explained that he’ll be making one of his most indefensible decisions yet; mandating the COVID vaccines for children:
— Mayor Eric Adams (@NYCMayor) June 30, 2022
Adams said in response to a question that yes, the vaccines will be mandatory and that he and his team are still “meeting and discussing” and trying to come up with the “best way to do it.”
This decision is completely unconscionable.
There is zero scientific justification for mandating these specific vaccines for children, especially young children. There is conclusively no benefit whatsoever with regards to preventing kids from becoming infected or transmitting the virus to others, and children are at remarkably low risk of severe illness from COVID regardless.