California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco on Friday. Photo: AP
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco on Friday. Photo: AP

California to require coronavirus vaccines for schoolchildren

  • The new rules will take effect as early as January, but the FDA must first fully approve inoculations for the age groups
  • Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement means California will be the first to mandate statewide vaccinations for pupils

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco on Friday. Photo: AP
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco on Friday. Photo: AP
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