India’s Supreme Court Rules That No Individual Can be Forced to Take COVID-19 Jab, Citing “Bodily Integrity and Personal Autonomy” (WATCH)

India’s Supreme Court Rules That No Individual Can be Forced to Take COVID-19 Jab, Citing “Bodily Integrity and Personal Autonomy” (WATCH)


India’s Supreme Court said on Monday that no individual can be forced to get inoculated against COVID-19, citing “bodily integrity and personal autonomy.”

The court added that “as long as there is a risk of spreading the disease, there can be restrictions placed on individuals’ rights in larger public interest.”

“Till the infection rate remains low and any new development or research finding emerges which provides due justification to impose reasonable and proportionate restrictions on the rights of unvaccinated individuals, we suggest that all authorities in this country, including private organisations and educational institutions, review the relevant orders and instructions imposing restrictions on unvaccinated individuals in terms of access to public places, services and resources, if not already recalled,” the bench of Justices L Nageswara

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