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New Zealand fires nine border workers who refused Covid vaccine

PM Jacinda Ardern had previously said workers who declined to be vaccinated would be moved to other roles

New Zealand’s customs agency has fired nine border workers who refused to get the Covid-19 vaccine. The country has required all frontline border workers to be vaccinated by the end of April.

In February, the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said the government would not be making the vaccine compulsory for frontline staff, and that those who declined the vaccine would be moved into backroom roles.

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Read the original article at The Guardian

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