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The deadline for comments on the Wits University's proposed compulsory vaccination policy has been extended by a week. Spokesperson Shiron Patel said the deadline was extended to Friday 22 October, and that more than 300 comments had been received so far, mostly in favour of the policy. The university is proposing compulsory vaccination against Covid-19, unless in exceptional circumstances. The Students Representative Council deems the policy anti-poor because of the high cost of weekly PCR testing. Patel said they had not received a formal response from the SRC, aside from media reports, but management would consider their input. →