Jumping vaccine queues will lead to “punishment”

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 14-02-2021 15:00:00 · 2 Comments

The President of the Republic said that "those responsible for favouritism in the provision of vaccines" will be "punished", and defended that from April it will be necessary to vaccinate more people and more quickly.

In a statement to the country, from the Palace of Belém, in Lisbon, after renewing the state of emergency until March 1, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said that there had been in the last two weeks been "occasional news of favouritism in the provision of vaccines".

According to the head of state, the Portuguese people also need to be aware that "that those responsible for favouritism in the provision of vaccines will be punished".

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa also spoke about the European Union's assistance in this conjuncture of the covid-19 pandemic, saying that this matter generated "divided feelings".



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Comments:

This investigation into the elite will be fudged as all before it.
So much of Portugal's news is controlled by the Portuguese Government and so social media has an outsized effect on getting the actual news to the people. This issue of queue jumping only surfaced this month, February, through social media naming an Algarve Mayor queue jumper.
Since late December, multiple complaints from across Portugal sent through orthodox complaint routes being ignored. Now the Bastonaria of Nurses is under fire for agitating over social media - not burying her message in the orthodox complaint routes!

In any case we all already know the "get out" fudge all the special people will use. That, totally anonymously, they had all been volunteering out side in the corridors - shepherding the patients into the treatment rooms.
Out of the blue nurses unknown to them then call them in saying "I have no idea who you are but we've got an open pack of vaccine so must use it up. So roll your sleeve up!"

By Sybil Wright from USA on 15-02-2021 07:37

No surprices in "favouritism in the provision of vaccines"

The ones that have power will always use it for themselfs

By Gustav from Algarve on 14-02-2021 04:40
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