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No person can be forcibly vaccinated without consent: GoI

A local resident being vaccinated by healthcare workers in Kashmir. ​[FPK File Photo

‘No SoP issued for mandatory carrying of vaccination certificate’

New Delhi: The Government of India has informed the Supreme Court that COVID inoculation guidelines issued by the Health Ministry do not envisage forcible vaccination without obtaining the consent of an individual.

On the issue of exempting persons with disabilities from producing vaccination certificates, the GoI told the top court that it has not issued any SOP that makes it mandatory to carry the vaccination certificate for any purpose.

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