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‘Why would that be controversial?’: Readers on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination – Sydney Morning Herald

For many mandatory vaccination for COVID-19 was a no-brainer, while others called for voluntary inoculation but hefty disincentives for those who refused.



In his piece, the lecturer in moral philosophy at University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Ethics and Society, wrote that for a vaccine to end the global pandemic a large proportion of the global population will have to sign up.
“Experts agree that at a minimum, 60 per cent of the population will need to be immunised to achieve so-called ‘herd immunity’,” he wrote.
“Given the incredibly high costs of unnecessarily extending the COVID-19 crisis, it seems reasonable to consider whether…

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