The Answer Sheet: swine flu vaccations


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/14/2009

Should Kids Be Required to Get the Swine Flu Vaccine?

Is getting the swine flu vaccine something that school-age children in the United States should be forced to do? The debate is essentially the same as with many other issues over which Americans fight: Which side wins when there are competing interests between individual rights and the extent of harm to the overall society, when one person’s liberty is at stake vs. “Are you kidding me? You are ruining the common good.”

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/14/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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