Compulsory vaccination in Austria: how will that work in the future?

30-11-2021

Central Europe

Mark Wallet, RD

Persons display a banner reading 'Nursing staff say no to compulsory vaccination' during a demonstration against the measures of the Austrian government. Photo EPA, Christian Bruna

Austria is the first European country to decide on a general vaccination obligation because of corona. Such mandatory injections have been in place in Europe for other diseases for some time, however. When violating these requirements, there are usually fines.