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Austria to go into full lockdown as Covid surges

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Days after Austria imposed a lockdown on the unvaccinated, it has announced a full national Covid-19 lockdown starting on Monday.

Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said it would last a maximum of 20 days and there would be a legal requirement to get vaccinated from 1 February 2022.

He was responding to record case numbers and one of the lowest vaccination levels in Western Europe.

Many other European countries are imposing restrictions as cases rise.

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Austria to go into full lockdown as Covid surges

Glam03

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This isn't about the virus anymore. It's about power and control. 

MunoRN, RN

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4 minutes ago, Glam03 said:

This isn't about the virus anymore. It's about power and control. 

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How has mitigating a pandemic ever not been about "power and control", that's exactly what mitigation refers to.  

Rose_Queen, BSN, MSN, RN

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