Make jabs mandatory, say MPs

TWO MPs want the government to make Covid-19 vaccinations compulsory in Papua New Guinea.
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Powes Parkop

Staff Reporter

National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop and Wabag MP Dr Lino Tom expressed concern that people have to be forced to be vaccinated to successfully address Covid-19 in the country.
 
Dr Tom, a medical doctor who is also Fisheries Minister, said there was a lot of misinformation being publicised, The National newspaper reported.
 
"Covid-19 is a new virus. Usually, research on diseases to come up with vaccination takes years before scientific evidence is proven before vaccinations are produced.
 
"However, for Covid-19, there is not enough time to do detailed research. The results on vaccinations that we have right now are not established yet, but that does not mean that we have to wait till we get the results or evidence before we start vaccinating our people."
 
Parkop said people should take Covid-19 vaccine just as they got vaccinated against tuberculosis, smallpox, tetanus, hepatitis B and other diseases without questioning the government.
 

 

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