Removing conscientious objection: The impact of 'No Jab No Pay' and 'No Jab No Play' vaccine policies in Australia.

  title={Removing conscientious objection: The impact of 'No Jab No Pay' and 'No Jab No Play' vaccine policies in Australia.},
  author={Ang Li and Mathew Toll},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  • Ang Li, Mathew Toll
  • Published 31 December 2020
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Preventive medicine
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