Five-year-old Coral Marsh is eager to attend kindergarten at Fir Grove Elementary School next month. She was less enthusiastic about Monday’s rite of passage. She received shots to protect her from diseases such as measles, whooping cough and tetanus. Coral’s school will require her vaccinations to be up-to-date. The trouble with that, from Coral’s point of view, was those helpful vaccinations came at the sharp end of rather large needles wielded by public health nurse Michelle MacDannald. As her sleeve was pulled out of the way, Coral squirmed and objected. After the needles went in, she was all tears. “Ow, …
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