Make vaccination mandatory!!


KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing suggests that Covid-19 vaccination be made mandatory for eligible Malaysians.

“If anti-vaccination groups refuse to believe in science, for reasons best known to themselves, we force them to believe by vaccinating them. It is the government’s duty to protect anti-vaxxers from themselves!” he said.

Last Thursday, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said action would be taken against anti-vaccine groups in order to ensure that the country could achieve herd immunity to curb the spread of Covid-19 transmissions.

“Epidemiologists all over the world, said that vaccination is the only way to reduce the severe impact of Covid-19. It will not stop virus infection, but it will reduce its deadly impact,” added Masing.

He said the government needed to force anti-vaccine groups to be vaccinated as the Delta variant could give a deadly blow to the health system.

“Kuala Lumpur is mulling over it, but we do not have the luxury of time to do research on the pros and cons of the mandatory vaccination.

“If it is human rights argument by these groups, please note that it is not an individual’s right to get another person infected by this deadly virus and cause him or her to die. Their argument of human rights does not hold water,” he insisted.

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