Anxiety prevails among members of the Cypriot Pediatric Society over threats received over the past 24 hours. Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades called them “shameful” on his Twitter account.
After the decision to vaccinate children aged 12 and over, recommended by the Cyprus Pediatric Society to parents, excitement prevails in the mood of the island’s population. The president of the society, Michalis Anastasiades, stressed that the derogatory comments and threats made to its members are unacceptable, he considers such behavior unacceptable.
Mr. Anastasiadis told the Athens News Agency that the Attorney General and the Chief of Police had been notified of the events and a complaint had already been filed with the Cybercrime Department. Today, the Chief of Police will inform the Minister of Health of Cyprus, Michalis Hadjipandela, about the events. The issue is also mentioned by the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiades, in a Twitter post:
“Cyprus is one of the first EU countries with the highest vaccination coverage. Science and scientists of the country support us. It’s a shame what threats our pediatricians receive these days. The government is next to them, supporting against medieval views. “