Pope Francis announced this Saturday, January 9 that he would be vaccinated ” next week “, in an interview with the Italian television channel Canale 5, estimating that the opposition to the vaccine against the Covid reflects a “Suicidal denial”.
“Next week, we will start to do it here (in the Vatican, editor’s note) and I made an appointment, we must do it”, he said in this interview which is to be broadcast on Sunday evening but of which extracts were published by the channel. Faced with the vaccine, “There is a suicidal negationism that I could not explain, but today we must be vaccinated”.
“I believe that from an ethical point of view everyone should be vaccinated, it is an ethical choice, because what we put at risk his health, his life, but also the lives of others. “TRIBUNE. “On vaccination, let’s have modest science, but not masochistic”
“When I was a child, I remember there was the polio epidemic, due to which many children remained paralyzed and we were desperately waiting for a vaccine. […] When the vaccine came out we were giving it with sugar ”, remembers the Argentine Pope.
“Then we grew up in the shadow of vaccines, against measles, against this, against that, vaccines that were given to children.. “
“I don’t know why someone says: “No, the vaccine is dangerous”, but if doctors present it as something that can be good, that doesn’t present any particular risks, why not do it? “ Pope Francis still wonders.
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