Brazil introduced legislation that would criminalize those who choose not to comply with the country’s forced vaccination schedule; the refusers will face a prison sentence of two to eight years. A one- to three-year prison sentence is proposed for those who omit or oppose the mandatory vaccination of children.
Government and drug companies have seemingly overplayed their hand, reducing confidence in childhood vaccines almost three in ten (28%) of adults now think that parents should have the right to not vaccinate their children, even if this creates health risks for other children, an increase from 16% in 2019.
Rhode Island Democrats have introduced a bill that would require all eligible residents 16 years or older to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Residents who have eligible but unvaccinated children would be fined $50 fine each month in addition to owing double the amount of personal state income taxes.