Lawmakers, proponents testify in support of natural immunity bill

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Proponents of a bill to allow people to use natural immunity to COVID-19 in lieu of getting vaccinated or tested argued in a public hearing that post-infection immunity should be considered equally beneficial as immunity gained from vaccines.

But one of the state's top health experts and multiple studies released by federal health agencies present differing evidence, highlighting the divide between supporters and opponents of vaccine mandates.

Rep. Cody Horlacher, R-Mukwonago, said the bill aims to "legitimize the conversation around natural immunity," as well as give employers and their ...

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