Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

German leaders plan crackdown on unjabbed to tackle COVID surge

German leaders including Chancellor Angela Merkel and her designated successor Olaf Scholz are expected to approve a de-facto "lockdown for the unvaccinated" on Thursday to combat surging COVID cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

German leaders huddle to finalise emergency COVID plan

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her designated successor Olaf Scholz will meet German regional leaders on Thursday to finalise new measures to tackle surging COVID cases, with compulsory jabs among the options on the table.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO warns of 'toxic mix' as EU chief mulls mandatory COVID jabs

The WHO has issued stern warnings on the dangers of vaccination apathy and the European Union put mandatory jabs on the table as the United States registered its first case of the fast-spreading Omicron strain of the coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Austria lockdown for unvaccinated to start Monday in EU first

Austria will begin a lockdown for people not vaccinated against COVID-19, a first in the EU as the Alpine member fights a record surge in cases, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said on Sunday.

Vaccination

Compulsory vaccination: What does human rights law say?

The UK government has opened consultations on mandatory vaccination for frontline health and social care staff in England. The plans could require vaccination against COVID-19 and flu for workers who come into contact with ...

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