LSU suspends vaccination and negative test requirements for fans

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Two months ago, LSU announced a vaccine mandate for those attending home football games, citing the Delta variant and the need to keep hospitals from becoming “overburdened.” 

A negative COVID test within 72 hours of gameday also sufficed under the controversial policy, which has largely been implemented in major Democrat urban centers.

LSU wide receiver Kayshon Boutte scores a touchdown against McNeese State during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. 
(AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

LSU quarterback Max Johnson (14) passes against Mississippi State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Starkville, Miss. 
((AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis))

LSU quarterback Max Johnson throws a pass against Central Michigan during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La,. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.
(AP Photo/Derick Hingle)

The reversal in course illustrates a willingness to assess data in real time and make decisions that both serve the consumer and acknowledge the realities of COVID. Kudos to the administration for making a common-sense change instead of blindly following the leftist lemmings off the cliffside toward outright COVID panic and fear porn.

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