Philadelphia, PA asked in Legal Malpractice for Pennsylvania

Q: Is it legal for universities to require the vaccine? Or wear a mask and get tested twice a week if you don’t?

My university is basically saying get vaccinated or get tested twice a week AND wear a mask on campus if you want to attend in person classes. I feel as if this is not fair and it is might right to have the choice of wearing a mask/getting vaccinated. Especially since I am paying for the education and classes. I have read sources saying that the vaccine can cause infertility and increased risk of heart disease, therefore I do not want to put myself at a risk of that occurring. How do I fight this?

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Recent decisions suggest it is. They are doing this for other students. Just as if they had gas fumes they would have a duty to control them. The "studies" you refer to, if they aren't from a peer reviewed medical journal, they hold no weight in Court. Or you can attend mask free, test free, unvaccinated and a risk to all around you virtually.

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