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South Korea's push for youth COVID shots riles students, parents

Opponents fear vaccine side effects as record cases dent trust in government

A student receives a COVID-19 jab at a junior high school in the city of Gwangju, South Korea, on Dec. 16.   © Yonhap/Jiji

SEOUL -- Yang Dae-rim has yet to graduate high school, but he is already waging a public relations war against his government, taking aim at a policy he says tramples on the rights of him and his peers.

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