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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.

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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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