A New York teacher from Long Island has been arrested this week after allegedly injecting a teenager with a Covid-19 vaccine without parental consent.
Laura Parker Russo, a science teacher from Herricks High School, was arrested on New Year’s Eve after police were informed that she administered a Covid vaccine on her son’s friend inside her home.
According to the Nassau County Police Department’s press release, the 17-year-old boy informed his mother of what happened when he went home. The mother did not give her consent to have her son vaccinated and called the police.
The police conducted an investigation which revealed that Russo is not medical personnel or authorized to administer vaccines. Russo was then placed under arrest but was later