Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Covid Vaccination Cannot Be Done Without Anyones Consent: Central Government In Supreme Court

The Center has said that no person can be vaccinated without his consent.

New Delhi:

The Central Government has told the Supreme Court that the Kovid-19 vaccination guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry do not talk about forcibly vaccinating a person without his consent. On the matter of exempting persons with disabilities from showing vaccination certificates, the Center told the court that it has not issued any standard operating procedure (SOP) which makes it mandatory to carry a vaccination certificate for any purpose.

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The Center said this in its affidavit filed in response to a petition by the NGO Awara Foundation. In the petition, a door-to-door visit has been requested to vaccinate persons with disabilities on priority basis.

“The guidelines issued by the Government of India and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare do not speak of forced vaccination without obtaining the consent of the person concerned,” the affidavit said. can not be done.

On the other hand, on the occasion of completion of one year of the Kovid-19 vaccination campaign in the country, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday released a postage stamp based on the indigenously made vaccine ‘Covaccine’. Also said that 70 percent of the adult population of the country has been given both doses of the vaccine while 93 percent have been given the first dose.

(This news has not been edited by NDTV team. It has been published directly from Syndicate feed.)



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