The recent push for vaccine mandates is just the latest in a series of infringements on basic civil liberties that have taken place over the past few years. The speed with which these mandates were implemented and the lack of transparency surrounding the decision-making process have left many people feeling frustrated and powerless. As a result, many individuals were faced with difficult choices, such as whether to sacrifice their personal autonomy to receive a vaccine in its experimental phases or risk financial hardship by refusing to comply with mandates unfounded in sound science.
There is a need for a policy designed to protect individuals’ right to bodily autonomy and to ensure that any mandates or requirements related to vaccines are implemented fairly and transparently. This means that individuals should be free to make their own decisions about whether or not to receive a vaccine, without facing penalties or consequences for their choices. Furthermore, all information related to vaccine mandates should be made publicly available, so that individuals can make informed decisions about their health and well-being.
It is important to acknowledge that vaccines play an important role in protecting public health and reducing the spread of disease. However, it is also important to recognize that individuals have the right to informed consent and to make their own decisions about their health without being subject to government coercion. By adopting this policy, we can help strike a balance between protecting public health and preserving individual freedom, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to make informed choices about their own health. Additionally, we can ensure that any future pandemic response is data-centric with input from the whole scientific community with a localized focus, not just bureaucrats.