Suburban parents consider vaccine options for children

Medical experts cite life-saving benefits of COVID vaccination, as approval for ages 5-11 nears

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 12, 2021 9:24 AM CT | Published: October 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Some parents remain unsure about their children receiving the shot. But one family’s experience of living in Europe and seeing unvaccinated classmates contract chickenpox was a game-changer.


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Michael Waddell

Michael Waddell is a native Memphian with more than 20 years of professional writing and editorial experience, working most recently with The Daily News and High Ground News.


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