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Djokovic against compulsory coronavirus vaccination

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By KARIM SAHIB

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Love this guy.

He was born in Tito's Communist Yugoslavia and he knows how important individuals rights and freedoms are.

Very proud of you Djokovic for having the courage to stand up for your convictions.

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Before I traveled to Africa I had to take a yellow fever vaccine, so this wouldn't be a completely new thing.

But sure if you would rather not have a vaccine and abide by whatever travel restrictions are imposed, feel free.

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This pandemic is causing some anti-vaxxers to question their beliefs..

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/20/health/anti-vaxxers-coronavirus-intl/index.html

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I foresee that most countries will require proof of vaccination before you allowed to enter so he may have to retire

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Individual rights and freedoms? You are talking about a KILLER virus. Djokovic's net worth is over 200 million dollars and you wonder why he wants to be able to travel and play in tournaments. The answer is GREED. Full stop.

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Djokovic's net worth is over 200 million dollars and you wonder why he wants to be able to travel and play in tournaments. The answer is GREED.

I don't think so, he's willing to give up everything, including his career and all the sponsorships that go with it if it means he'll have to take a vaccine against his will.

He values his freedom and bodily autonomy more than wealth and fame.

And that's why I support him.

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Djokovic has a point. It’s only right in the current crisis for people to be very concerned about safety. However, compulsory vaccines seems too much, surely it’s more balanced to do this case-by-case based on country virus statuses. More data and trials needs to be at advanced stages to workout proper solutions for travel when these are available. Giving away too much power to the medical industry seems like a knee-jerk reaction.

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Vaccines are the highest level of medicine ever achieved in the humanity, which have saved billions of lives.

In my opinion it should be compulsory.

The selfish ones not getting the shot, fine, just stay under your own life lockdown. That is your choice.

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The selfish ones not getting the shot, fine, just stay under your own life lockdown. That is your choice.

And what about people will medical, religious or other exemptions?

Forced house arrest for life? Even though they aren't any threat to the vaccinated?

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Djoker has the right to not take the vaccine

But countries make their own laws. If a country requires visitors to have certain vaccines in order to protect their own population, then as a visitor, Djoker has to follow that population's laws

Otherwise, he does not have the right to enter that country. If there's a tennis tournament in that country, then he'll just have to miss it

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