NJ Spotlight News

NJ high schooler: Give teens a say in own vaccination

Clip: 08/16/2022 | 3m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

The state Legislature is considering one way to get COVID-19 vaccination rates up among kids -- by allowing teens 14 and older to give their own consent for certain vaccines. New Jersey is one of 40 states that require parental consent for vaccination of minors under the age of 18. That’s not sitting well with some teenagers, including Yanira Pyroll of Union County.

Aired: 08/16/22

Rating: NR

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