Concerns Over sharing Public Transport With Unvaxxed | Otago Daily Times Online News

Folks with no selection however to make use of public transport say they're scared of getting on board and are being held hostage by those that have chosen to not be vaccinated.

Below the federal government's Covid-19 safety framework, also referred to as the site visitors mild system, operators of public transport, together with buses, trains and taxis, are prohibited from asking clients for a vaccine go, as they're thought-about "important or life-preserving providers".

Kaye* has epilepsy and legally can not drive. She depends on public transport however a fever can carry on a seizure.

She is anxious about sharing a confined house with somebody who has chosen to not be vaccinated.

"I am not going to lie. I have been terrified as a result of the truth is, it is obtained to point out up right here in some unspecified time in the future and I believe as quickly as we begin listening to about instances in Wellington I can't be occurring any native buses anymore and taxis would find yourself being for an absolute emergency," Kaye mentioned.

She was indignant she had been put on this place.

"We have completed the proper factor, we have got our pictures and we want the transport to get to the place we're going, or we're caught however we won't threat it.

"A whole lot of us have gotten disabilities and we're at excessive threat ... like, within the case of epilepsy getting a fever can set off seizures fairly badly,

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