Spain Will Keep a Register Of Every Person Who Refuses Coronavirus Vaccine | 22 Words

As the EU launches mass Covid-19 vaccines, Spain has decided to record all those who refuse to take it.

And people have a lot to say about it...

Just weeks after the initial success of the first COVID-19 vaccine...

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Spain has come up with the best way to deal with anti-vaxxers.

Now, of course, the amazing news of the vaccine was brought to us a couple of weeks ago...

The vaccine that American multinational pharmaceutical corporation, Pfizer and German biotechnology company, BioNTech had been working on for the last few months was finally ready.

The vaccine underwent its phase 3 study...

Which enrolled 44,000 people in the U.S and in 5 other countries.

And as for the results?

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Well, they were looking that good that some countries started distributing the COVID vaccine out to their citizens a few weeks ago.

And over in the United Kingdom...

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The first 800,000 doses of the vaccine have been administered to eager patients from all across the country.

Things are looking up...

And if this vaccine is as effective as its researchers and developers have insisted, we could be looking at a normal reality in a mere few months.

Although not everyone is excited by this news...

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There are some that refuse to get the vaccine altogether.

But Spain has a plan for dealing with those who refuse...

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And people have a lot to say about it...

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Spain's health minister has said they will keep a register of everyone who refuses the vaccine and share the information with EU countries.

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Health minister Salvador Illa said the data won't be available to the public and won't break confidentiality rules.

Illa said during an interview with La Sexta television:

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"What will be done is a registry, which will be shared with our European partners of those people who have been offered it and have simply rejected it. "It is not a document which will be made public and it will be done with the utmost respect for data protection."

He went on to say employers or members of the public won't be granted access to the list...

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He added: "People who decide not to get vaccinated, which we think is a mistake, are within their rights. "We are going to try to solve doubts. Getting vaccinated saves lives, it is the way out of this pandemic."

According to a recent poll, just twenty-eight percent of Spanish residents admitted they would refuse the vaccine...

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But by June, the government is expecting to vaccinate between fifteen to twenty million people. The sooner the better. Keep scrolling for the latest on the pandemic...