Mandating COVID-19 vaccines in schools a political gamble for states

Not only would states be facing legal uncertainty if they require COVID-19 vaccines for schools, but some public-health experts fear a political battle could affect already existing vaccine policies.

Children ages 12 to 15 wait to get their vitals checked before getting their Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Families Together of Orange County in Tustin, Calif., on May 13. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)