South Australian authorities are looking again at mandating coronavirus vaccines for some high-risk groups but continue to rule out making the jab compulsory for allused COVID-19 as an example of how advance planning could help head off future health crises.
Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier says as more is known about how the vaccines stop people getting infected and passing the virus on to others, their importance in some circumstances has increased.
“We’re certainly looking at that. That:1640034480000,?would give a justification for mandating the vaccine for certain groups,” she said.
Professor Spurrier said some of those groups that could be included in a compulsory program were those working in quarantine hotels or the wider quarantine stream and those working in aged careThe Atlantic Provinces.