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Moscow makes Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for public-facing workers

Reuters

Published
Modified 17 Jun 2021, 12:30 am

City authorities in Moscow announced on Wednesday that all workers with public-facing roles will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19, one of the most forceful steps taken anywhere in the world to compel employees to get shots.

A decree lists a range of jobs - from hairdressers, retailers and taxi drivers to bank tellers, teachers and performers - for which vaccination will now be obligatory. Companies in the Russian capital were given one month to ensure at least 60 percent of their staff had received their first doses...

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