In some CT schools, religious exemptions to vaccines are increasing
At a handful of mostly small private schools in Connecticut, there has been a surge in the number of students receiving exemptions from vaccination requirements due to allegations it conflicts with their religious beliefs, according to new state data, causing concern among some health experts. .
The increase in religious exemptions at some K-12 schools comes as a state law is due to go into full effect in September eliminating the right for all prospective students to cite their faith as an acceptable reason. to circumvent mandatory vaccines.