During the episode of A clean sweep aired yesterday 11 November on La7, among the guests of Corrado Formigli in connection there was the head physician of the infectious disease department of the San Martino hospital in Genoa Matteo Bassetti and the jurist Ugo Mattei. In the studio Alberto Contri of the ‘no Green Pass’ committee. The tension peaked when Bassetti was severely attacked by Mattei, of which the no vax positions are known. “The publicity of how good Bassetti is we must hear. This here – said Mattei referring to the well-known infectious disease specialist – he is a gentleman who has clearly changed his profession, he goes on televisionand, says the propagandist of a certain line, that the vaccine is the only possible solution. This is the point ”.
Bassetti reacted immediately, he took off the microphone and disconnected the connection: “I greet you”. “Well, we have sent one away and it is already starting to get better”, commented the jurist. The host went on a rampage: “No, no. So do you know what we do? If she says that this is better, I say hello too. I do not accept that Mattei uses these terms of insult towards Bassetti ”, he commented before chasing him away. Finally he concluded: “I do not accept the delegitimization of a profession. Please, I tell the authors, call the Professor back to me ”.
At the end of the episode, Bassetti intervened again but on the phone: “My family and I live under guardianship for these people who foment hatred, so I would say it’s time to stop”. “It is striking that there is a very determined component, even of university professors, who expounds such deep-rooted theses,” said the presenter. “It’s one thing to talk to doctors, it’s another thing to talk to whoever is a teacher or a publicist. Let me say that in Italy too many inexperienced people are talking about vaccines right now. You do your job, but for example, this evening I was alone. Obviously yes, I thank you Formigli ”, the observation of the infectious disease specialist. And the landlord concluded: “I’m sorry, I apologize because usually these things don’t happen here. I’ll wait for you next time “.