Opposition DK Calls On Gov't To Procure Vaccine Only From 'Trusted' Source

  • 8 Dec 2020 7:58 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Opposition DK Calls On Gov't To Procure Vaccine Only From 'Trusted' Source
The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) has called on the government to procure a coronavirus vaccine from a source Hungarians would also accept as trustworthy, the spokesman of the party said.

Balázs Barkóczi (pictured on top right) told an online press conference that “Prime Minister Viktor Orbán wants to force onto Hungarians a Russian vaccine the side-effects of which are completely unknown and which the European authority is not likely to approve any time soon”.

“It is a vaccine Hungarians would never ever volunteer to get,” he said.

Barkóczi noted DK’s online petition showing that 71% of the several thousand respondents said they would accept only the German or the American vaccine, whereas less than 2% chose the one developed in Russia.

MTI Photo: Szilárd Koszticsák

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