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Justice Amy Coney Barrett rejected a challenge brought to the Supreme Court on Thursday contesting Indiana University’s requirement that students receive the COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend classes in the fall semester.
A group of eight Indiana University students asked the court to issue an emergency order blocking the school’s requirement, arguing their objection to getting the vaccine is “based on legitimate concerns,” including pre-existing medical conditions and potential risks associated with the vaccine, according to NBC News.
“Protection of others does not relieve our society from the central canon of medical ethics requiring voluntary and informed consent,” the students’ attorneys wrote in an emergency petition filed with the court.
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