A Lebanese court obliges the Ministry of Health to give an elderly person the Corona vaccine within 48 hours

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A Lebanese court obliges the Ministry of Health to give an elderly person the Corona vaccine within 48 hours

Reuters

MOHAMED AZAKIR

Corona vaccination in Lebanon

A Lebanese court issued a judicial decision obligating the Ministry of Health to administer the anti-Coronavirus vaccine within 48 hours, from the date of announcing the ruling, under penalty of fine.

The Lebanese National Media Agency reported that the Mandate Urgent Matter, Carla Shawah, issued an urgent decision obliging the Ministry of Public Health to administer the Coronavirus vaccine to one of the citizens summoned against it, under penalty of a coercive fine.

The summoner said, “He was born in 1941, and that he suffers from a blockage in the main artery in his left leg, and he has to undergo medical treatment throughout his life, and that he is among the most vulnerable group to corona infection, and he took the initiative to register his name to obtain the vaccine through the online platform launched by the Ministry of Health for these The purpose, and that he was surprised, like other citizens, with the clear statement of the Minister of Public Health that he sent a team from his ministry to the Parliament that vaccinated a number of deputies and general managers, bypassing their role according to the criteria that set the plan, and that these violations and violations were the subject of a press conference for the head of the National Committee to Combat the Epidemic Corona, Dr. Abdul-Rahman Al-Bizri. ”

The decision concluded, “The Ministry of Health, with its erroneous and unjustified work, has made a distinction between the summoned and others who received the vaccine up to its date without any legitimate justification, in violation of the principle of equality. Therefore, it was decided to oblige the respondent in the face of the Lebanese state – the Ministry of Public Health, to administer the vaccine. To the plaintiff, according to the mechanism approved by it, within a 48-hour period from the date it was notified of this decision, under penalty of a coercive fine of ten million Lebanese pounds for each day of delay in execution.

Source: “National News Agency”





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