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Judge Orders 11yo Child Vaxxed Against Father’s Will

A New York judge has ruled that an 11-year-old girl may be vaccinated against Covid-19 despite vocal protests from her dad, siding with the child’s mother amid a lengthy divorce case while claiming the virus poses a “dire” threat.

Monroe County Supreme Court Justice Richard Dollinger ruled against the father, Donald Figer, in a decision last week, saying his daughter Jeannie may be immunized against his wishes at the direction of her mother, who he divorced in 2012. Though the court described Figer as “an accomplished scientist and professor” at a local college, it rejected his concerns about the vaccines outright, insisting that it was not reasonable to expect certainty about their safety or effectiveness.

“Waiting – to be ‘sure,’ as the father asks – is simply untenable, when the specter of a killing or incapacitating disease is swirling in the environment surrounding this young girl,” the judge said in his ruling, adding that the “scientific certainty that the father seeks about complications from the vaccine” was not a legitimate standard. Read more…

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