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Is it your ethical duty to get vaccinated? We ask the experts

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The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has called on South Africans to contact it if an employer decides to make coronavirus vaccinations mandatory.

This has raised questions about whether vaccinations should be compulsory, particularly in fields such as education and medicine where those who are not vaccinated might place others' lives at risk. 

The basic education department has already started asking teachers who refuse to be vaccinated on medical grounds to provide them with a detailed medical report indicating that taking the vaccine will "pose a health hazard" to them, the Sunday Times reported.

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