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news.com.au 22 Nov, 2021 08:15 am

Nick Coatsworth advises against Covid vaccine mandates for under 12s

Nick Coatsworth advises against Covid vaccine mandates for under 12s
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Currently vaccines have only been approved for children aged 12 and older.” Victoria’s Covid commander Jeroen Weimar was indifferent to parents who felt blindsided by rules requiring children aged 12 to 15 be vaccinated to enter shops, cafes and restaurants.Picture: Sarah Matray/NCA NewsWire Some parents in Victoria have recently complained they were blindsided by rules that meant children aged between 12 and 15 would need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 from November to enter shops, go to a family dinner at the pub or attend some school functions.Australia has recorded more than 27,000 Covid cases in Australia among children aged zero to nine, and recent data suggests 2.

A former deputy chief medical officer has lashed out against vax mandates for children and teenagers, saying potential rules could be of “deep concern”.EXCLUSIVE Former deputy chief medical officer Nick Coatsworth has called on state governments to exempt children from mandatory vaccination laws, warning there is emerging evidence that getting jabbed should remain a choice for parents of under 12s.

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