Youth minister comes out against jab for school staff

Head teachers had called for making vaccination compulsory

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 23 - Italy's youth policy minister on Friday came out against making the COVID jab obligatory for Italian school staff.
    "Personally I'm not in favour of making vaccination for school staff compulsory, " Fabiana Dadone told Rai3.
    "I believe it is more important to push people to get vaccinates with strong campaigns, with strong consciousness-raising initiatives.
    "I don't think making it mandatory is a good solution".
    Italy's head teachers said earlier this week that all Italian school staff must be vaccinated if hey expect to start in-person teaching a gain after the summer break in September.
    Health Undersecretary Andrea Costa said the government is weighing the move. (ANSA).


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