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Mandatory COVID vaccines for aged- and health-care workers could increase uptake, but we need to exhaust other options first

The Conversation, June 1, 2021

June 1, 2021

Mandatory COVID vaccines for aged- and health-care workers could increase uptake, but we need to exhaust other options first

One study from the United States looked at flu vaccine uptake in health-care workers at University of California Irvine Healthcare. It found that after introducing measures and incentives like the ones above, coverage rose from 44% of staff to 62.9%. But it was only after the vaccine became mandatory that coverage reached over 85%.