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Major university systems to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall

Major university systems to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall

Vicky Pineda

Universities will require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before fall 2021. Graphic by Vicky Pineda

Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist
May 14, 2021

https://youtu.be/fdLzEfYrvLA Across the nation, a growing number of universities announced their plans to require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the fall 2021 semester. The California State University and the University of California systems announced on April 22 the decision to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for the fall semester, which will impact over one million students. Joseph Castro, CSU chancellor, called the joint effort “the most comprehensive and consequential university plan for COVID-19 vaccines in the country.” Both systems are planning to have primarily in-person classes. The San...

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