Most Canadians support government measures to help control the spread of COVID-19, according to a public opinion study. But they’re growing weary of the pandemic.
NSW and Victoria have taken different approaches on allowing unvaccinated people in places of worship, indicating the possibility for conflicting and confusing rules across the country.
Many countries, including the UK, are considering mandatory vaccination programmes. They may violate human rights law.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.
As the nation proceeds towards the targets of having 70% and 80% fully vaccinated, we are lagging not because of the public’s reluctance but because of the faults in the rollout.
Ethically, vaccine mandates are justifiable on multiple levels, based on the common good and a public health ethics framework.
The effects of Ontario’s compulsory school immunization show there are advantages and disadvantages of requiring vaccination.
Mandating vaccines risks turning a highly effective public health intervention into a contentious battleground — but it also may save lives.