UK may require NHS workers to take COVID-19 vaccine

  • In this handout photo provided by the UK Parliament, Britain’s vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi answers questions from MPs at the House of Commons, London, Tuesday, May 25, 2021. (Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament via AP)

LONDON — The British government may require National Health Service workers to be inoculated against COVID-19 — a contentious proposal that was immediately criticized by opposition leaders as counterproductive.