Merkel's husband criticized unvaccinated Germans for being lazy

Angela Merkel's husband Joachim Sauer criticized the Germans for being lazy and refusing to vaccinate La Repubblica criticized Germans for refusing to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Sauer said he was amazed that only 68 percent of the country's citizens were vaccinated against COVID-19, below the rates of Italy, Spain, Portugal and Denmark. He believes that this can be explained by “some laziness and self-confidence of the German people.” , “High to low, including academics, doctors and scientists.” who deliberately conduct campaigns against vaccination ”, when, for example, there are more vaccinated people in Italy. He admitted that this is due to the events of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic – “vivid images of coffins and columns of military trucks.”

According to the Robert Koch Institute, over the past day in Germany recorded a record number of COVID-19 diseases. On November 23, 66,884 new cases of coronavirus were detected in Germany. In total, almost 5.5 million cases of infection and more than 99 thousand deaths associated with the infection have been registered in the country since the beginning of the pandemic.

Earlier, the Minister of Health of Germany Jens Spahn said that by the end of winter, the entire population of the country will either receive the vaccine from COVID-19, or face the consequences of infection. He stressed that he still does not support the idea of ​​compulsory vaccination, which, according to him, will not be able to accelerate the emergence of herd immunity.