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Czech Republic vaccines: European court backs mandatory pre-school jabs – BBC News

Families had challenged the Czech government’s ban on unvaccinated children entering pre-schools.



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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has backed the Czech Republic in its requirement for mandatory pre-school vaccinations.
The case was brought by families who were fined or whose children were refused entry to pre-schools because they had not been vaccinated.
In a landmark ruling, the court found that while the Czech policy interfered with the right to a private life, there was a need to protect public health.
All the cases pre-date the pandemic.
However, the…

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