Second day of General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo in Piedmont. At the Nuvola Lavazza hub – manned by the police – a sparse No Vax patrol also showed up: about twenty people holding up signs with the words ‘Hands off the children’ and ‘Children are not guinea pigs’ waited there. arrival of Figliuolo amidst the indifference of children (and family members) queuing for a dose of vaccine. The general arrived, welcomed by president Cirio and the mayor Appendino. Asked about the protest, Figliuolo commented: “We are in a free country, that’s right. I saw that there are also many young people queuing for the vaccine”. Then he added: “There is a right to vaccinations
criticism, but we move on with scientific evidence. Just remember that polio was eradicated thanks to vaccinations. Everyone makes the choices they believe, but scientific claims must be highlighted. By vaccinating, we save our lives and that of those close to us “.
Effectively the first day of free vaccinations for kidsi – that is, without having to book – is proving to be a success in Piedmont: long queues have immediately formed in the dedicated hubs – which can be found on the website ilpiemontetivaccina.it. Teens aged 12 to 19 – often accompanied by their parents – lined up to be vaccinated without having to wait for a reservation. A solution that convinced to divert teenagers from other areas of Turin to Turin as well. For each hub, 60 doses were allocated to satisfy the requests of those who had not joined the platform. And in some vaccination points they ran out quickly.
Objective: face-to-face lessons
Government commissioner Francesco Paolo Figliuolo was also satisfied, who attended the presentation of the “Safe School” plan by the President of the Cirio Region at the Nuvola di Lavazza hub. “The ultimate goal of the vaccination campaign on the school front is to bring everyone in attendance: we can’t afford another year like the one we’ve been through. In Piedmont in theory – said Figliuolo – 23 thousand people would be missing from the vaccination call. We need to understand why these people, teachers and non-teachers, do not join: this will give us important information for the action to be taken “.