The Implications of this Judgement on Vaccination Against COVID-19 In the very first sentence of its reasoning on the merits, the Court made clear that we should not interpret the I Vavricka i case as a precedent for compulsory vaccination against COVID-19. Is Compulsory Childhood Vaccination Compatible with the Right to Respect for Private Life? Suppose that there would be a large agreement among vaccination experts about the limited effectiveness of compulsory vaccination to overcome vaccination hesitancy based on mistrust against the government. Making vaccination compulsory was a natural response, which had improved vaccination rates. Regarding the risks and burdens attached to the vaccination duty, the government sustained that they are reasonable.