Austria will begin a pioneering experiment this Week – becoming Europe’s first country to mandate COVID vaccinations for all adults.
We take a moment to mark the occasion by looking at how close other continents are to following Vienna’s lead.
Austria: Is it an exception or a trailblazer country?
Alexander Schallenberg, then-chancellor in Austria, introduced plans for mandatory vaccination. He stated that it was the only way of avoiding new waves of the virus.
Greece is Fining those over 60 who refuse vaccination.
If they do not receive the jab by February 2, they will be fined EUR100 per lună.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitchells supported the measure, claiming that the older group was responsible for 90% of COVID-19-related deaths.
Greece requires all health workers working in public or private hospitals to have their vaccinations up to September last year.
To be able to access public areas such as restaurants …