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.