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Is Mandatory Vaccination Against COVID-19 Justifiable Under the European Convention on Human Rights?

Nilsson, Anna LU (2021)
Abstract
Mandatory vaccination interferes with personal integrity but may be necessary to safeguard public health. However, states must consider all relevant factors in context and ensure such policies do not place disproportionate burdens on those hesitant about vaccination.
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COVID -19, European Convention on Human Rights, Vaccination, Proportionality, Right to Respect for Personal Integrity, Human rights, Folkr├Ątt, COVID-19
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Global Campus on Human Rights
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English
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Anna Nilsson is a postdoctoral fellow in public international law at Lund University. She holds a PhD in human rights.
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https://gchumanrights.org/preparedness/article-on/is-mandatory-vaccination-against-covid-19-justifiable-under-the-european-convention-on-human-rights.html
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2021-04-19 11:38:55
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  abstract     = {Mandatory vaccination interferes with personal integrity but may be necessary to safeguard public health. However, states must consider all relevant factors in context and ensure such policies do not place disproportionate burdens on those hesitant about vaccination.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Anna},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {04},
  publisher    = {Global Campus on Human Rights},
  title        = {Is Mandatory Vaccination Against COVID-19 Justifiable Under the European Convention on Human Rights?},
  url          = {https://gchumanrights.org/preparedness/article-on/is-mandatory-vaccination-against-covid-19-justifiable-under-the-european-convention-on-human-rights.html},
  year         = {2021},
}