Top Stories

Invite people to post vaccines to see the consequences of Covid-19

RussiaTop doctors have written to invite celebrities and anti-vaccination politicians to visit the hospital to see the consequences of Covid-19.

“We’re all busy and you probably know that. But because so many people read and listen to you, we’ll take the time to get you to the red zone, the intensive care unit. speciality and pathology department of our hospital,” Tass today posted an open letter from 11 Russian doctors, including Denis Protsenko, who is in charge of the main Covid-19 treatment hospital in Moscow.

“Maybe later, you will change your mind and help fewer people die,” read the letter to more than a dozen singers, actors, presenters and politicians.

Medical staff transfer Covid-19 patients hospitalized on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia in July. Photo: Reuters.

One of the guests was popular host Oskar Kuchera, who is skeptical of the vaccine’s safety and has nearly 300,000 followers on Instagram.

“We live in an era where the opinion of an expert in any field can easily be overshadowed by the voice of a celebrity,” Dr. Protsenko wrote on his personal Telegram page, explaining why. invitations written by doctors.

The Kremlin welcomed the letter as a “positive” move for the fight against Covid-19. “Hopefully the authority of these doctors will help at least one of them change his mind,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said today.

Russia has recorded more than 9.4 million infections and more than 266,000 deaths from Covid-19 since the beginning of the epidemic. However, many fear the actual number is much higher. Russia’s state statistics agency Rosstat once estimated the death toll from the pandemic in Russia by the end of September at nearly 450,000 people.

Despite the severe outbreak of the pandemic and the call from Russian President Vladimir Putin, only 37% of the population is fully vaccinated.

Thanh Tam (Follow AFP)


Top Stories

The person who wrote the vaccine showed how to take a bath to ‘detoxify’

AmericaPeople who are anti-vaccination are passing on “secrets to detoxify” the body after vaccination by bathing in household cleaners containing borax.

Anti-vaccine people on American social networks are introducing many methods with no scientific basis to a part of people who were reluctant to get the Covid-19 vaccine but now regret it, NBC News reported.

The US TV channel’s report specifically mentioned a TikTok account named Carrie Madej, who shared the ingredients of a bath mixture that she claims will help “detoxify the vaccine”. Madej is a chiropractor with over 43,000 followers on Instagram. Her TikTok videos have garnered hundreds of thousands of views.

Anti-vaccination advocates take part in a protest against vaccination in New York City on November 13. Photo: AFP.

“Her solution? Bathing with baking soda for ‘radiation’ and epsom salts for ‘poison’,” NBC reporter Ben Collins wrote on Twitter. “Then she said add solder to clean the ‘nanotech stuff’ (Don’t do it)”.

“Detoxification methods have long played an important role in the anti-vaccination movement,” Collins said. “Long before Covid-19, influential anti-vaccines and alternative treatment businessmen were promoting unproven and sometimes dangerous methods that they claimed would help. children get rid of toxins that are supposed to remain in the body after vaccination”.

Borax, which can be used to kill insects and treat mold, is “potentially caustic and harmful,” said Dana Hawkinson, director of infection prevention and control at the University of California Health System. Kansas School, said. “I think this is just their way of making money.”

There isn’t any scientific data or medical evidence for this approach, Hawkinson stressed. Hawkinson also warned about using essential oils to treat or prevent Covid-19, something the US Food and Drug Administration had previously noted when rumors surfaced online.

Vu Hoang (Follow Tribune News Service)