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The Pentagon decision on how to proceed could come this week, said several officials. The Pentagon said troops could be among the first to receive mandatory vaccines before upcoming deployments, according to CNN.
Austin consulted with military medical authorities, said a defense official, who added he "[seeks] authorization to make it mandatory." The decision comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a 64 percent spike in COVID-19 cases nationwide over the past week, reported Fox News.
originally posted by: SeventhChapter
a reply to: HawkEyi
What’s the covid risk for military age people again?
And what I don’t understand—why do they not factor in natural immunity? What if something goes wrong in this crazy clinical trial everyone is in, and we weaken a portion of our military? Isn’t that a national security threat?
Maybe the “vaccines” are fine, but isn’t taking that risk completely irresponsible?
originally posted by: Metallicus
I have two younger guys that are in my dungeons and dragons group and one is Army and one is a Marine. Neither of them are going to get the shot.