[COVID-19] No one can be forced to get vaccinated but bodily autonomy can be regulated: Supreme Court upholds vaccination policy

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and BR Gavai held that on the basis of material, and considering expert views on severe disease, hospital admissions etc, the current vaccine policy cannot be said to be unreasonable.
Supreme Court, COVID-19 vaccine
Supreme Court, COVID-19 vaccine

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that while no individual can be forced to get vaccinated, the current vaccination policy followed by government as regards restrictions imposed on individuals, is not arbitrary [Dr Jacob Puliyel vs Union of India].

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