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Coronavirus – LMP: Vaccination Should Not Be Conditional on Registration

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.01.12.

The opposition LMP party has called on the government to “make it clear if registration is a requirement for getting vaccinated” against the coronavirus, adding that residents who have not registered should not have to forfeit access to a vaccine.

LMP’s co-leader Máté Kanász-Nagy said that all residents should be provided the vaccine “freely, easily and without any preconditions”, adding that his party objected to mandatory registration.

Official: Registration Needed to Receive Covid Vaccine
Official: Registration Needed to Receive Covid Vaccine

Since the registration period to receive the coronavirus vaccine started in Hungary, we have come across contradictory statements on whether this process is required to be eligible for vaccination. Although previously, government politicians said those who did not register would get further back in the line, according to the deputy chief medical officer of Budapest, […]Continue reading

Kanász-Nagy argued that public trust would be promoted if vaccination were not conditional on registration, and he called for regularly updated public information on the pandemic. Further, doctors and health experts should be allowed to give interviews without any restrictions, he added.

Featured photo via Máté Kanász-Nagy’s Facebook page