Austria Fining People up to $16,000 a Year for Not complying with Vaccine Mandate, Creating Central COVID-19 Vaccination Register

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Austria is threatening stiff fines on citizens who do not comply with the country’s new COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Austria will fine people up to $16,000 a year if they remain unvaccinated.

This week, the Austrian government became the first European country to announce it would implement a general vaccine mandate. Effective Feb. 1, all Austrian residents aged 14 and older are required to get vaccinated against coronavirus.

Health Minister Wolfgang Mückstein said that there would be exemptions for pregnant women, those who can’t get vaccinated for medical reasons, and for people who have recovered from COVID-19 in the previous six months. The government will create a central vaccination register to track those who are exempt and unvaccinated individuals.

The COVID-19 vaccination register will be checked every three months. The first deadline will be March 15.

The Austrian government will issue fines of up to about $4,000 on people who are not vaccinated and who do not qualify for an exemption. Fines can be imposed every three months. Legal proceedings will be dropped if people provide proof of vaccination in the meantime.Will the Unvaccinated Become an Enemy of the State? Close to the Breaking Point of Total Tyranny

“People’s income and other financial obligations will be taken into account in calculating fines,” ABC News reported. “Alternatively, officials can opt to impose a fine of up to [about $680] in shortened proceedings.”

“Around 68% of Austria’s population of 8.9 million is vaccinated, a comparatively low rate for Western Europe,” Fox News reported. “Neighboring Germany, where the rate is just over 69%, also is eyeing the introduction of a general vaccine mandate early next year, though plans have yet to be drawn up and officials say they will let lawmakers vote according to their conscience rather than along party lines.”

Karoline Edtstadler – the Cabinet minister responsible for constitutional issues – said the government has “an obligation and a need to increase vaccination coverage so that we don’t go from lockdown to lockdown, next year as well.”

“There are still well over a million Austrians who aren’t vaccinated. That is too many,” Edtstadler added. “I say very clearly that we don’t want to punish the people who aren’t vaccinated. We want to bring them along, we want to convince them of this vaccination and we want them to show solidarity with everyone so that we can regain our freedom.”

There have been just over 13,000 COVID-19 deaths in Austria since the pandemic started.

Last Saturday, over 40,000 people marched through Vienna to protest against COVID-19 lockdowns and vaccine mandates, according to Reuters.

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Charles Homer
Charles Homer
1 month ago

As shown in this article, the FDA clearly knew about the risks of adverse events associated with Pfizer’s vaccine well prior to issuing full authorization:

https://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2021/12/the-early-danger-signs-of-pfizers-covid.html

Killing people is no longer sufficient grounds for removing a pharmaceutical from the marketplace which shows us just how corrupt the FDA’s approval process has become.

Paul H
28 days ago

It’s long been obvious to those who have taken an interest in the stats that the whole covid thing is a massive anti people programme, designed around population reduction. Great numbers of people inside government and the media tacitly understand this but go along in order to keep their jobs, lifestyles, and to be in the ‘in crowd’. How we counteract this huge power base, I don’t know, other than mass disobedience and not complying, but we would be arrested if we tried to organise a General Strike say. What it will take for the general populace to ake up, I’ve no idea. People I know personally recoil if you point out the covid damage, they seem frightened witless to raise objections, as if someone is looking over their shoulder from the thought police. We sure are on the run.

James
James
Reply to  Paul H
28 days ago

In times like this we can only look after ourselves and our own. It’s better to watch things burn from a distance unfortunately because there isn’t much we can do about it.

Tommy Jensen
Tommy Jensen
12 days ago

We are heading for new Sioux treaty land for normal people, and Smart cities for the blood clutters.

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