President of the European Commission puts mandatory vaccination on the table

It is appropriate to consider obligatory Covid-19 jabs,  says EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
A vaccination station in Portugal. | Photo: Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix
A vaccination station in Portugal. | Photo: Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix
by ritzau, translated by catherine brett

The time has come to discuss making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory in the EU, say President of the EU Commission Ursula von der Leyen. This comes as the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus has stoked fears that another difficult winter is approaching.

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