Lawyers weigh in on rights of unvaccinated, public health safety

Raevathi Supramaniam

If you can't go to the vaccine, the Covid-19 vaccine will go to you, says the government, which has deployed mobile vaccine units to housing estates in the Klang Valley to serve those who have difficulty getting to the vaccination centres. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 21, 2021.

ANY law to compel people to get vaccinated is an infringement on personal liberty but the authorities have a duty protect the health of the masses, lawyers said.

At the same time, employers reserve the right to terminate employees who are not inoculated if they prove to be a danger to others at the workplace.

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