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From next year unvaccinated students of this university will be in trouble. See why

Source : www.timeslive.com

Everyday government, news and newspapers always encourage people to go on vaccination siteto get the jab as we are approaching festive season with another possible of covid wave which will be the 4th. Now when you are going to shops you are required to wear a mask before you can enter theshop, because they are trying by all means to stop the spreading of the virus.

This Covid-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of many people and it is continuing to do so. Everyday we hear the updates about the number of deaths and infections. Most of them are admitted to hospitals receiving special care treatment while some are using oxygen machines.

REPORT

The University of the Witwatersrand will ban unvaccinated people from entering its campuses from next year. Students and staff will have to be jabbed.The mandatory vaccination policy was announced on Friday as the country is facing a new Covid-19 variant.The university said it plans to reinvigorate the student experience in 2022 by enabling more social engagement in its precincts, through clubs, societies, and residence life, and by opening up more spaces for students to learn and socialise safely on site.

As the university starts to facilitate more teaching, learning and interaction on campus as set out above and returns more students to residences, a mandatory vaccination policy will accordingly aid in protecting the health and safety of the university community and by extension, members of the public that come into contact with the university’s employees and students or otherwise participate in any university activity,” said the university in a statement.

Employees and students may elect not to be vaccinated on constitutional grounds through the exercise of their rights to privacy, bodily integrity, freedom of religion, freedom of belief, and/or freedom of opinion.“For the avoidance of doubt, it is noted that these rights are not absolute and may be limited to give effect to this policy,” said the advisory.Employees of the institution will not be entitled to refuse to return to work on the basis of not having been vaccinated.

“Contractors, consultants, service providers, and their personnel, and visitors who cannot be vaccinated on medical grounds, who elect not to be vaccinated on constitutional grounds, or who are unable to provide the university with proof of vaccination will not be permitted access to the university’s precincts,” said Wits.

OPINION

It seems like from next year , vaccine will be mandantory in order for you to have access to many things. Some of thesites now before you enter they want covid card as a proof to show that you have received vaccine and you are not danger to them. They afraid that if you are not vaccinated, you have a potential of becoming super spreader and they are doing everything they can to vaccinate everyone.

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