Serbia considers mandatory vaccination of health workers - Yahoo News

by news.yahoo 04/09/2021

Serbia could introduce mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare workers to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Health Minister Zlatibor Loncar said on Friday. "We cannot be in a situation where we have a healthcare worker infected and then ask if he or she had been vaccinated," Loncar told Reuters, adding that the government could discuss the proposal within a few days. Italy was the first country in Europe to introduce mandatory vaccination for health workers earlier this week.


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With more than 135 million coronavirus cases and nearly 3 million deaths from the virus, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Research Center, signs of the virus’ fortitude and lockdown fatigue abound.  China said it is considering using vaccines developed in other countries in conjunction with vaccines developed in China to boost the efficacy of China’s vaccines.  A top Chinese health expert recently told a conference that public health officials must “consider ways to solve the issue that efficacy rates of existing vaccines are not high,” citing Gao Fu, the head of China’s Center for

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Paraguay has decided to stop administering the first shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine to people under the age of 55, the countrys Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare informs.The measure to stop immunization with this vaccine in people under 55 years of age is due to the precautionary prin ..

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Iran began a 10-day lockdown Saturday to tame a fourth wave of coronavirus infections, while in Bucharest about 1,000 people marched in protest of COVID-19 restrictions and in Paris, more than 100 people were fined while eating at a restaurant that broke rules against large gatherings. As the world passed 135 million coronavirus cases and nearly 3 million deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Research Center, signs of the virus’ fortitude and lockdown fatigue abound. In Iran, more than 250 cities, including the capital, Tehran, have been declared red zones, meaning they have the