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NEJM Commentary: Take Your COVID-19 Vaccine or Lose Your Job

An opinion piece in the June 26, 2020, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that people who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available should lose their jobs. While they also proposed that high-risk populations who refuse vaccination should be issued stay-at-home orders until they comply, the authors said that going so far as imposing fines or criminal charges would not be feasible because of “procedural due process grounds” and the fact that such penalties would unfairly disadvantage the poor. Read more...


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