Tag: vaccination

Mandatory vaccination shouldn’t be forced on anyone, Putin declares, arguing people should just be encouraged to get jab instead

Those who are reluctant or anxious about signing up for a Covid-19 vaccine should be encouraged and incentivized to roll up their sleeves, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, while railing against coercion and intimidation. Speaking on Sunday as part of a meeting with members of the governing United Russia party, ahead of parliamentary elections…

U of W Faculty Association calls for campus vaccination requirement

Members of the University of Winnipeg Faculty Association voted overwhelmingly Monday to call on their employer to institute a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students and staff engaged in on-campus activities. During a two-hour meeting, the union recorded 86 members in favour, three opposed and one abstention on a vote regarding immunization status. The motion recognizes…

National Institutes of Health director endorses customers – and possibly flyers – showing proof of vaccination before service

Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, has encouraged businesses to mandate that their customers be vaccinated against Covid-19 to “protect the unvaccinated.” Asked by CNN’s Jake Tapper if he believes more businesses should be putting forth vaccine mandates for employees and customers, Collins confirmed he supported the proof of vaccination strategy…