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IU Bloomington students, staff protest COVID-19 vaccination mandate - WISH-TV

IU Bloomington students, staff protest COVID-19 vaccination mandate - WISH-TV

” The mandate for students, staff and faculty includes some exemptions for religious and medical reasons.Even though they softened it (the mandate) and allowed medical exemptions and religious exemptions, it’s still not enough.BLOOMINGTON (WISH) — Exhibiting passion and anger, parents, students and staff had a protest Thursday on the Indiana University Bloomington campus over IU’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate .Chuck Carney, a spokesman for the university, said the vaccine is required for faculty, students, and staff because it’s the safest thing for them, and IU has followed the science.

He said, “I think that it’s ridiculous that Indiana University requires a vaccine for me to come to school here.“To come out here and tell me you’re either going to take a jab or you’re going to terminate my job, then you’re coming as a threat against me because I provide for my family that way.

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