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United States fires 200 servicemen who refused vaccines | Digital Trends Spanish


Despite the increase in infections due to the omicron variant, in the United States there are still people who are very reluctant to vaccinate against COVID-19 and not only among the civilian population, but also in the military. According to Axios206 Marines have been fired from active duty for refusing to be vaccinated.

On December 21, the United States Department of Defense warned that service members of the military should be vaccinated or “face the consequences.” According to the agency, 98 percent of its forces were already vaccinated, but there is still a small remnant of soldiers and members who refuse to be vaccinated.

The consequences for the unvaccinated range from the inability to continue with their training to the suspension of their payments and even dismissal.

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According to the Axios report, there have been more than 3,200 requests to be exempted from vaccines for religious reasons, although none of these requests were ultimately approved.

Of course, the soldiers who have refused to receive a vaccine Defend themselves saying that this is a kind of political purge, spearheaded by the administration of President Joe Biden. Speaking anonymously with Fox News, soldiers of various ranks assure that forcing them to be vaccinated is unconstitutional and that it results in the loss of good soldiers.

For the soldiers, the problem is that regarding vaccines “everyone has the right to have an opinion except the militia, because we are not authorized to oppose our leaders.”

In any case, it seems that these claims of the rebel military will fall on deaf ears, because the US Department of Defense has so far not had contempt against those who disobey the orders regarding vaccines.

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