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Covid vaccines for care home staff: why ‘no jab, no job’ is controversial

Key questions behind the government’s decree that care home staff must be vaccinated against Covid-19

Why is there controversy about giving Covid-19 vaccinations to care home staff?

Ministers have decreed all care home staff in England must be vaccinated against Covid-19 by 11 November. However, it is estimated – by the government – that about 7% of the 570,000 people employed in English care homes will refuse the vaccine. That represents some 40,000 staff who will no longer be able work in them and care for the elderly.

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