Leaders would be wise to follow Discovery's example and hold firm on vaccines

05 September 2021 - 00:00 By Sunday Times Editorial

Financial services giant Discovery's announcement that Covid-19 vaccines are mandatory for all of its 10,000 staff draws an important line in the sand in what is shaping up to be a huge battle over whether the vaccine can be imposed on the people of SA against their will.

It's a battle being waged around the world as governments with already-low trust ratings try to counter a tidal wave of resistance to the vaccine from the merely reluctant to the outright opposed, who question its medical side-effects and see a conspiracy at play...

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