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Gov. Ron DeSantis Says He Won’t Mandate Floridians Get COVID Vaccine

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The governor also said he opposes the idea of "vaccine passports." Read more: https://cbsloc.al/2PfBiiI

Video Transcript

- Governor Ron DeSantis says he will not mandate that Floridians get the COVID-19 vaccine and opposes the idea of vaccine passports. He made the announcement at a news conference in Tallahassee.

RON DESANTIS: It's completely unacceptable for either the government or the private sector to impose upon you the requirement that you show proof of vaccine to just simply be able to participate in normal society. I think it's something that people have certain freedoms and individual liberties to make decisions for themselves. I also wonder--

- He says he had concerns about giving this information to companies and the privacy implications.