In the meantime, states and counties are doing what they can to keep people safe, hoping their safety measures will be enough to stave off the surge of a COVID-19 pandemic long enough for an anti-viral treatment or vaccine can be created.
“Parents just want that uncoerced decision after a conversation with their doctors about which vaccines are best for their children with their unique health profile,” Long said.
One of the big concerns Long and others in the Colorado Health Choice Alliance have is with the sheer number of vaccines that are now on the schedule.
Still, Rep. Mullica says he will continue to push for legislation to encourage increased state vaccine rates in the future.
Inside a medical lab on the Colorado State University Campus, researchers are on the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine.