Vaccinate teachers if schools re-open, opposition urges government

Modified 20 Feb 2021, 11:58 am

Opposition lawmakers have urged the government to vaccinate teachers and school staff if physical classes are to resume in two weeks time.

"Teachers and school staff must be given priority (in Phase 1) under the vaccine programme because when schools re-open, teachers will be frontliners fighting to educate the nation's youths," they said in a joint statement.

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