The eruption of St. Vincent’s La Soufrière (Sulphur) has provided a unique opportunity to push the envelope in matters of mandatory public health policy, notably mandatory vaccination, vaccine passports, and the mass gathering of biometric data.
What do you think? Is this bill state encroachment on personal freedoms, or is this a matter of public safety?
Nurse practitioner Susan Brown prepares a flu vaccination for a customer. Senate Bill 277 passed the Senate Education Committee on a 7-2 vote and now heads to the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Photo: AP) Forced vaccination is one of those hot button issues that often derails even the most polite of conversations, and can turn