Students, administration discuss possibility of COVID-19 vaccination mandate

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While the UC system does not currently require students, staff or faculty to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the possibility of a vaccine requirement is still up in the air. Some students have expressed concerns over the equity of such a mandate, worrying that a vaccine mandate will not be accessible for both out-of-state and international students.

As COVID-19 vaccines become increasingly available, universities nationwide have announced a mandatory vaccination requirement for their students to return to in-person instruction in fall 2021, leading to questions about how UC Berkeley and the UC system at large will tackle this situation.
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