A judge in Kentucky stood on the side of the state medical agency against an unvaccinated teenager who sued in order to return to his school basketball team.
The Boone County Judge James R. Schrunn supported the agency's temporary ban on participation in school or participating in extracurricular activities, according to Cincinnati.
The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit from Sevener Jerome Kunkel, who argued that the Department of Health of Northern Kentucky discriminated against their Christian beliefs by prohibiting a schoolboy from school and basketball because he did not receive a vaccine against wind turbine smallpox
In the face of a fever of chicken pox that hit more than 30 students last month, the Health Department sent a letter to seven at the Academy of the Holy Hearts / Assumption in Walton. that unvaccinated students can not attend school or participate in school activities such as sports.
Kunkel, a senior and university basketball player, said the Enquirer through his
His lawyer, Christopher West, argued in court that a ban on unvaccinated students would not be effective in stopping the spread of smallpox as most students attend masses together. 19659002] Viest told the newspaper that more than two dozen other non-vaccinated students left the school and joined the legal push of Kunkel.
The Department of Health has highly praised this resolution, stating that "it emphasizes the critical need for the health of the entire community, and especially the safety of those members of our community who are most susceptible to grave consequences when serious, Infectious, such as chicken pox, remains unchanged and uncontrolled. "