Coronavirus: UK’s Johnson says there will be no compulsory COVID-19 vaccination

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual press conference on the coronavirus pandemic in the UK inside 10 Downing Street in central London on November 9, 2020. (File photo: AFP)

Britain’s government will not force people to have vaccinations against COVID-19, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.

“There will be no compulsory vaccination. That’s not the way we do things in this country,” Johnson told a news conference.

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“We think it (vaccination) is a good idea, and you know I totally reject the propaganda of the anti-vaxxers, they are wrong,” he said. “Everybody should get a vaccine as soon as it is available.”

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Last Update: Tuesday, 24 November 2020 KSA 23:07 - GMT 20:07