Anti-vaxxer tour of Covid-19 hospital goes awry

Posted On: Jan 29, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Anti-vaxxer tour of Covid-19 hospital goes awry

Police were called in to defuse rising tensions between doctors and anti-vaxxers at a hospital in Moscow on Friday. The pandemic skeptics had been invited to see the harrowing reality of Covid-19 for themselves.
Earlier this week, leading doctors from 11 hospitals wrote an open letter inviting several prominent Russian anti-vaxxers and Covid skeptics to visit the so-called ‘red zones' - wards for patients with severe symptoms. They wanted those downplaying the severity of the pandemic and spreading falsehoods to see the situation for themselves.
While some high-profile anti-vaxxers rejected or ignored the appeal, a group of nine of them took up the offer to tour Moscow's Hospital №15. One of them, YouTuber Anton Tarasov, insisted to reporters before the visit that coronavirus was not contagious, and people were actually contracting pneumonia from “the chemicals sprayed on the streets of Moscow” and from 5G antennae.
The tour was derailed almost immediately, however, when the anti-vaxxers refused to take a...

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