Why Seneca will not offer an alternative to vaccination: Agnew

August 26, 2021
Seneca College is not offering COVID-19 testing as an alternative to vaccination because vaccination is the “foundation of every public health strategy to defeat a virus,” writes Seneca President David Agnew. Agnew argues that other measures are temporary measures that are “cumbersome” and only meant to buy time before people can be vaccinated. The author says that many diseases are no longer a concern because of vaccination, and argues that testing should not be taken to “absurd extremes” to control sicknesses that can be stopped by vaccination. “Vaccinations are the way we will beat this virus,” concludes Agnew. “Vaccinations — in every arm, in every country — are the way we will save lives.” The Star (ON)