Under conservative pressure, Tennessee health officials end vaccine outreach for kids and teens

by 24USATVJuly 14, 2021, 10:50 p.m. 18

Tennessee's Department of Public Health announced it will end vaccine outreach efforts for children and teens following pressure from conservative Republican state lawmakers. The Tennessean reports that the changes will apply to vaccines against all diseases, not just COVID-19. Amber D'Souza, epidemiology professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, joins "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on the effectiveness of government vaccine outreach, and the lastest on the spread of the Delta variant. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/cbsnews​ Watch CBSN live: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7c​ Download the CBS News app: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8​ Follow CBS News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/​ Like CBS News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/cbsnews​ Follow CBS News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/cbsnews​ Subscribe to our newsletters: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T​ Try Paramount+ free: https://bit.ly/2OiW1kZ For video licensing inquiries, contact: [email protected]


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