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 ...

Pediatrics

Mandatory vaccination ups prevalence of vaccine coverage

(HealthDay)—Mandatory vaccination is associated with increased vaccination coverage for measles and pertussis as well as reduced measles incidence in Europe, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in Pediatrics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should measles vaccination be compulsory?

As measles cases in Europe hit their highest levels this decade, should the UK adopt compulsory vaccination? Experts debate the issue in The BMJ today.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Governments urged to adopt compensation for rare vaccine injury

Research led by The University of Western Australia has found that that most countries with mandatory childhood vaccination policies don't have no-fault vaccine injury compensation schemes to care for rare victims of vaccines.

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