THE European Court of Human Rights has ruled that compulsory vaccinations are legal and may be necessary in democratic countries to end the coronavirus pandemic.
The Strasbourg-based court was answering a complaint brought by Czech families regarding mandatory jabs for children. The court ruled: “The measures could be regarded as being ‘necessary in a democratic society.’” Legal experts said the decision could pave the way for governments introducing compulsory vaccinations against coronavirus.
Nicolas Hervieu, who specialises in the ECHR, said it “reinforces the possibility of a compulsory vaccination under conditions of the current COVID-19 pandemic”
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