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A New York woman was arrested on Friday for giving a 17-year-old a COVID-19 shot without permission from his parents.

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Laura Parker Russo,54, was arrested and charged with unauthorized practice to a profession after police determined she was not a medical professional. The teen alerted his mother about the incident and said Russo gave him the shot at her home in Sea Cliff, Long Island.

According to Insider, a similar incident took place in Los Angeles where a mother claimed her 13-year-old was given the vaccine in exchange for a pizza without her permission. She added that her son has allergies and asthma. The incident took place at the Barack Obama Global Prep Academy.

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“The lady that gave him the shot and signed the paper told my son, ‘Please don’t say anything. I don’t want to get in trouble. It hurt to know he got a shot without my permission, without knowing and without signing any papers for him to get the shot,”

As for Russo, she is expected to appear in court on January 21 for the crime.

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