A U.K. minister said the British government is considering mandating COVID-19 vaccines for health care workers.
In an interview with Sky News on Sunday, vaccine minister Nadhim Zahawi said the government is “absolutely thinking about” making inoculations mandatory for health staff.
“We’ve been consulting in terms of a condition of deployment into social care. I think it’s only right that we look at the health care system as well,” Zahawi said.
“It’s absolutely the right thing, it would be incumbent on any responsible government, to have the debate, to do thinking, as to how we go about protecting the most