Ruckus over Wits’ mandatory vaccine rule

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The institution is the latest in a growing list of businesses and organisations clamping down on unvaccinated people. The Wits senior executive team said the institution is a contact teaching university and the mandatory vaccination of staff and students would enable “optimal access, the holistic delivery of the teaching and learning programme, and research to continue”. Those who refuse to be vaccinated will have to take weekly Covid tests, which they will have to pay for themselves. SRC spokesperson Nhlonipho Nxumalo said: “The framework imposes mandatory vaccination to the poor and the working class as they are required to pay…

Source: citizen