Medical groups argue against Indiana vaccine mandate limits

Indiana state Sen. Tim Lanane, D-Anderson, center, speaks during a state legislative hearing as Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, left, watches Tuesday at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

INDIANAPOLIS — Numerous Indiana medical and business groups argued Tuesday against a Republican proposal aimed at ending the statewide COVID-19 public health emergency and forcing broad exemptions from workplace vaccination requirements.

The proposed changes to state law faced criticism during a legislative committee hearing that it wrongly sends a message that the coronavirus pandemic is over at a time when Indiana's infections and hospitalizations are rising again.

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