A private school in Florida told parents that any student who decides to get the Covid vaccine must quarantine for 30-days due to unfounded claims that they will infect others.
Centner Academy, a private school in Miami, Florida, requires students who get Covid-19 vaccine to quarantine at home for 30-days after each dose.
This is due to the school management team's belief that vaccinated students can infect unvaccinated ones after taking the dose.
According to a local media outlet report, the school said the 30-day quarantine should happen after each dose of the vaccine.
In a letter sent out to parents, the Centner Academy said:
"Because of the potential impact on other students and our school community, vaccinated students will need to stay at home for 30 days post-vaccination for each dose and booster they receive and may return to school after 30 days as long as the student is healthy and symptom-free."
This is the same school that made headlines saying that they would penalize teachers who got the Covid-19 vaccine.
In April, they said that their policy is to "not employ anyone who has taken the experimental Covid-19 injection".
The same private school had banned pupils from ever getting the vaccine a few months ago and vowed to never enrol anyone vaccinated.
The Centner Academy has about 300 students and a hundred teachers, workers, coaches, and parents who make up the management board.
When the same school banned teachers from getting the vaccine, they cited widely debunked misinformation, disinformation and fake news about the novel coronavirus vaccine.
One of their main arguments was that they were worried that teachers who were vaccinated would potentially spread some unknown disease to children.
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The Covid-19 vaccine was yet to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for anyone over the age of 12 when they interdicted teachers from getting the jab.
The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine had been available for people 16 years of age and older, but the authorization was expanded to include those 12 through 15 years of age on May 10, 2021.
What are experts saying about Centner Academy's unfounded claims?
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), none of the three vaccines authorized by the FDA uses live viruses, meaning that they cannot make recipients sick with Covid-19.
As such, the Covid-19 vaccines have proven to be safe, and science continues to say that they are our best chance at ever getting back to normal someday in the future.
Health experts also debunked the misleading information coming out of an educational institution, saying they don't believe a school can cite such dangerous claims.
However, the school owners say their reasoning was over concerns pertain to side effects that one experiences following a jab, and they fear those who do not get the shot will get infected.
They also mentioned their concerns over health issues, lamenting that they respect everyone's choice and need to watch out for their entire school community.
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