“내말은, essentially, he’s violating the Hippocratic Oath – which is do no harm. So every time he gets up there at a press conference or a hearing, and says something that is anti-science, he’s violating the Hippocratic Oath. And at this point, I am shocked that his license hasn’t been suspended or revoked,” 그녀가 말했다.
The segment highlighted a hearing at a Florida Senate committee in which Ladapo was grilled on vaccines. The legislature’s Democrats, disappointed with the responses, walked out of the hearing and said they would not vote to confirm Ladapo.
Ladapo had said during the hearing that he believes vaccines are effective at preventing severe COVID-19 cases.
“그들 [백신] reduce the risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19 … I don’t think the objective of public health is coercion. I think it’s education, and I think it’s to allow people to make choices, so they don’t feel coerced,” said Ladapo to reporters.
Blackstock also said that she was “굴욕적인” to have attended the same prestigious medical school as Ladapo, who was appointed by Republican Gov. 론 데 산티스 9 월. 그만큼 MSNBC guest added an ominous statement saying, “We need to round up our girls and go down there and get this man because he is dangerous.”
“나는 생각한다 [Ladapo] has ulterior motives: 겨울 폭풍이 중서부에 폭설을 가져온다, 영향, money – is probably also very important to him. I don’t think he actually believes vaccines are [아니] 유효한. I bet he is vaccinated and boosted. I bet his entire family is. I bet his children, if they’re eligible, are also vaccinated. So this is all because of politics, because he has not prioritized … his medical duties.”
Florida’s Department of Health Communications Director Weesam Koury released a statement to Fox News following Joy Reid’s segment saying, “We wish Joy well and hope she finds peace.”
“We don’t feel that we are getting any answers met,” a state Democrat said after the hearing. “We know that there is a long agenda today with a lot of bills. So the Florida Senate 민주당 in this committee now are going to abstain, walk out and come back when we have more business to attend to.”
Even without their colleagues on the left side of the aisle, Republicans voted to confirm Ladapo.