Austria Becomes First European Country To Mandate Covid Vaccines For Everyone 18 And Over

The compulsory inoculation of over-18s officially came into force in Austria on Saturday

A bus that has been converted into a mobile Covid vaccination center (FILE PHOTO) © Photo by Michael Gruber/Getty Images


A new law has come into force in Austria, making it compulsory for everyone over the age of 18 to be vaccinated against Covid-19. The measure, implemented from Saturday, means Austria is the first country in Europe to mandate inoculation against Covid-19 for all adults.

While several countries have mandated the vaccine for medical staff, care workers, or people over a certain age, Austria is first in the EU to broaden the measure to cover the entire adult population.


Despite the measures coming into force, authorities will not start checking citizens for their vaccination status until mid-March. Fines range from €600 to €3,600 for those who refuse to get vaccinated. Medical exemptions apply; pregnant women are also excluded from the measure.

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