D-Day for teachers: last chance for education sector to get jab

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D-Day for teachers: last chance for education sector to get jab

However, National Teachers’ Union has asked for the vax programme to be extended by a week or two ‘to mop up’

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Thursday is D-Day for teachers who haven’t been vaccinated to do so.

Teacher unions are encouraging members to vaccinate, as this is the last day of the official vaccination programme for educators.

Though more than 582,000 education sector workers were initially targeted for the programme which started on June 23, the number has risen to 789,554 and now includes food handlers, janitors and support staff from private schools and early childhood development centres that are based on school premises...

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