Mandatory Vaccines for Czech Schoolkids Approved by EU Court

The European Court of Human Rights backed Czech rules banning unvaccinated children from schools in a judgment that may have broader implications for the debate about mandatory jabs against Covid-19.

Judges decided by a vote of sixteen to one that excluding unvaccinated children was permissible as a “protective” measure for other classmates rather than a “punitive” one against the few not immunized.

“The objective has to be that every child is protected against serious diseases, through vaccination or by virtue of herd immunity,” the Strasbourg, France-based court said on Thursday