As if parent’s aren’t terrified enough of their kids being hauled off to vax clinics during school, they now have to worry about teachers secretly injecting their children without their consent.
On New Year’s Eve, inside her home in Sea Cliff, Nassau County Police, Laura Russo, 54, who works as a science teacher at Herricks High School, has been charged with unauthorized practice of a profession, police told the New York Post.
The New York woman is facing charges after allegedly injecting a 17-year-old with a coronavirus vaccine without his parents’ permission.
“The individual in question is a district employee who has been removed from the classroom and reassigned pending the outcome of the investigation,” Herricks Public Schools Superintendent Fino Celano told Fox News Digital on Monday. “The alleged incident is non-school related. As this is a matter of personnel, the district has no further comment.”
Detectives say Russo gave the teenage boy an injection of what is believed to be a coronavirus vaccine, according to WABC.
Police reportedly were notified after the teen left Russo’s home and later told his mother what allegedly happened.
The relationship between Russo and the 17-year-old boy was not immediately clear, but police say she is not a medical worker and was not administered to give vaccines, the New York Post reports.