Vaccine: Care home worker discusses mandatory jabs
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In an extraordinary moment, a care worker from Cheshire said they had not taken the vaccine despite being offered it. Speaking to talkRADIO host Julia Hartley-Brewer, ‘Charlie’ said how he pushed back against the idea of mandatory vaccines arguing it “goes against my human rights” and that it was “my choice whether to have it or not”. But the carer stressed he was not against people getting the jab and that his decision was a “personal” one.
The care worker was asked by host Julia Hartley-Brewer what his opinion on mandatory vaccinations.
In response, he said: “I’m going to start off by saying I haven’t had the jab.
“I’ve had my opportunity (for the vaccine) and I’ve said no, I’m one of the few people in my sector who haven’t had it.
“I’m not a fan of mandating the vaccine at all.”
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The care worker added: “
Following the startling admission, the care worker did go on to stress he is not against others getting the jab.
He said: “I’m not saying you shouldn’t have it.
“It’s just my personal decision not to.”
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The news comes as lockdown rules are eased across the U.K. today.
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But speaking to Good Morning Britain this morning the UK Government’s Minister for Sport and Tourism, Nigel Huddleston issued a passionate plea to the British public.
The Conservative MP called for patience during the latest phase of the lockdown and warned of the consequences of abusing the easing of some of the restrictions.
He said: “We are relying on people to use their common sense.
“But also accept the fact and recognise that if you are gathering in large numbers, you are putting your family, the very loved ones you are desperate to see, at risk.”
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