Legal Challenges Underlying COVID-19 Vaccinations
Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (JLME), Forthcoming 2021
7 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2021
Date Written: June 14, 2021
Immunizing hundreds of millions against COVID-19 through the most extensive national vaccine roll-out ever undertaken in the United States has generated significant law and policy challenges. Beyond initial controversies in the development and FDA authorization of the vaccines, multiple issues pervade their real-time allocation and administration. This commentary briefly examines premier law and policy issues shaping the COVID-19 national vaccination campaign.
Keywords: COVID-19, vaccine, immunization, emergency, preparedness, law, policy, challenges, religious, freedom, constitution, cases, mandate, passport, immunization, consent, mandatory, voluntary, liability, school, college
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