British Minister of Health, Sajid Javid, has completely ruled out imposition mandatory vaccination in Kingdom Union and he has stressed that “he would never consider” such a proposal, but he has already put on the table the need for a fourth dose to combat future waves of the pandemic.
His comments come at a time when cases are skyrocketing downtown Europe amid renewed protests against hikes restrictions and tightening of vaccination protocols, as happened in Austria.
“What kind of country Austria It’s your business. We’re lucky in this country, despite the doubts about a vaccine, it’s a lot less than we’ve seen elsewhere,” he explained in a statement provided to the BBC network.
“I think practically vaccines should be a positive option. If people are a bit reluctant, we have to collaborate to encourage them to get it,” he added.
Javid continues to confirm that the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI) is exploring the possibility of implementing the booster for all adults, a consideration that was included as part of the update given last week.
“Future considerations include the need to booster shot (third dose) for people aged 18 to 39 years who are not in the risk group, and whether vaccination additional reinforcement (fourth dose) for the adult group plus prone to if necessary,” he had told.
The UK is now experiencing a new rise in infections with more than 40,000 daily cases and more 100 dead latest. The country has reported more than 9.8 million affected and 144,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic.