Politicians want national immunization day

The president of the Greens, Balthasar Glättli will discuss this idea with Alain Berset on Tuesday. The PS, the PLR, the Center and the Vert’liberals support the project.



Political party leaders call for a national immunization day.


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Political party leaders call for a national immunization day.

To increase the rate of people vaccinated against Covid-19 in Switzerland and to cope with the resurgence of the pandemic, political party leaders are calling for a national vaccination day, reports the SonntagsZeitung.

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Celebrities from various backgrounds would be mobilized for the occasion. “Imagine that Magdalena Martullo-Blocher, Xherdan Shaqiri, Pipilotti Rist, Roger Federer, Markus Ritter, Casimir Platzer and Monika Rühl join forces to campaign for vaccination: it would make a big difference”, declared in the newspaper the president of the Greens , Balthasar Glättli.

He will present this idea to the Minister of Health, Alain Berset, on Tuesday.

Support from other parties

He can count on the support of the directions of the PS, the PLR, the Center and the Vert’liberals.

“Vaccination currently offers the only way out of the crisis. We have to use it, ”says PLR President Petra Gössi. “Now we need a personal commitment from all spheres,” adds Center President Gerhard Pfister.

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