Unvaccinated students urged to get Covid jab during freshers’ week

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Unvaccinated university students have been urged to get a Covid jab during freshers’ week to protect themselves and their peers against the virus.

The NHS’s top doctor has called on freshers to get the vaccine at pop-up clinics and walk-in centres set up by universities before their courses begin.

The plea comes as thousands of students are arriving at university campuses across the UK over the next few weeks.

Professor Stephen Powis, national medical director of NHS England, said: “Starting university is a really exciting time and getting your Covid vaccine means you will be armed with maximum protection against the virus.

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  • 1 thought on “Unvaccinated students urged to get Covid jab during freshers’ week”

    1. Vaccinations should never be a mandatory requirement in any case. This is a fundamental human right of choice. Furthermore the fact that people would have their jobs impacted as a result of a vaccine dilema is absolutely abhorrent. Vaccines do not guarantee immunity hence there is no claim that unvaccinated can spread a virus any more than vaccinated individuals. Where is the logic in this?

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