A Swiss health economist has said that “corona rebels” should be denied intensive care treatment in hospitals if they catch the Wuhan virus.
Willy Oggier, described as a “renowned Swiss health economist” in a report by Swiss daily newspaper Blick, made the remarks during an interview with TA-Media this week.
“When hospitals reach their limit, doctors must begin to choose who can be hospitalised and who cannot. I believe, therefore, that it is fairer for a self-styled corona rebel to stay out than to lose a bed for an older patient,” he said.
The health economist added that those who ignore hygiene and social distancing rules should be held responsible and identified by name.
Oggier also noted that he was in favour of mandatory vaccinations against the coronavirus, a policy the British government under Prime Minister Boris Johnson has so far not ruled out.
“We have to watch what happens, and you