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Coronavirus: Söder complains of "too high a refusal to vaccinate" - and requests to the ethics council


Markus Söder sees a need for action due to the high level of refusal to vaccinate among nurses. That is why he has now brought compulsory vaccination into play.

Markus Söder sees a need for action due to the high level of refusal to vaccinate among nurses.

That is why he has now brought compulsory vaccination into play.

  • In the corona pandemic, Markus Söder, the Bavarian Prime Minister, raised the issue of mandatory vaccinations.

  • Since too many nurses do not want to be vaccinated, Söder has asked the Ethics Council for a recommendation for action.

  • The CSU boss also sees a need for action in the areas of vaccine production and home office.

Munich - The

Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Söder

(CSU) has expressed himself critically that there is “

too high a

refusal to vaccinate


nursing staff

in old people's and nursing homes


"Getting vaccinated should be seen as a

civic duty

," said the CSU boss of the

Süddeutsche Zeitung


In order to achieve this, he proposes a state campaign to promote


, "in which role models from art, sport and politics participate".

In addition, although

Health Minister Jens Spahn

had previously spoken out against it, he


compulsory vaccinations

into play.


called on the German

Ethics Council

to make suggestions as to "whether and for which groups

compulsory vaccination

would be conceivable".



the push comes to no good.

Eva Ohlerth from Munich perceives it as an "absolute devaluation", as compared to the

Munich Merkur *


“Some just want to watch for a while to see if there are

side effects

,” she explains.

"A better way would have been to talk to us - and about the

vaccination *


better explain


side effects

. "

Coronavirus: Söder suggests “national pharmaceutical alliance” and homoffice targets

And also in other areas of

infection control



new proposals introduced.

Because there was not enough



, the

Bavarian Prime Minister called for

a "national pharmaceutical alliance" to accelerate production.

You have to


to the

pharmaceutical companies

about this.

Where necessary, the state must pay the companies compensation.

The additional

vaccine production

could benefit all of Europe.

A new


plant is


to start production

in Marburg at the end of February


The pharmaceutical alliance could create additional production facilities.

In addition,


wants to


employers in the Free State to provide more

home office

opportunities for employees, including with specific





on Monday in Munich

that he would

probably like to talk

about this at a “

home office summit

” with business and trade unions

this Wednesday


First of all, one has to consider how the

potential for home office

that exists could be better exploited - so far this has not been sufficiently the case.

“That has to be fundamentally improved,” demanded



If that doesn't work, one might have to think about “other measures”.

"At the moment, the first thing to do is to bundle all forces again."

* is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editorial network.

Source: merkur

All news articles on 2021-01-11

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