The critics continue around Stéfanos Tsitsipás after recognizing this week not having been vaccinated against the COVID-19 because it is not mandatory to compete, despite having led a government campaign asking for responsibility.
Greek tennis player wanted to answer followers' comments on social networks that showed his disappointment to his decision not to vaccinate. "I'm young, I'm less than 25 years old, for me, the vaccine has not been investigated enough, it's something new, it has some side effects, I personally know people who have had them," so explained the tennisian's choice. .
The Greek government has been trying to fight this idea and insist on the need to vaccinate, also for young people. That is why the spokesman for Greek Government, Yannis Ikonomu, asked the citizens on Thursday to listen to the experts and said that, although the skill of Tsitsipás as tennis player can not question, he has no knowledge or capacity Necessary to evaluate the quality of available vaccines or the need for certain groups to be inoculated.
Several toilets have also criticized tennis player by his statements, including the president of the Panhellenica Medical Association, Athanasios Exadaktylo, who recalled that although most of the young people infected the disease with mild symptoms, there will always be some who have to be hospitalized , they suffer the consequences of the virus for months or even fail.Updated Date: 19 August 2021, 12:36