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GMB's Dr Hilary Jones rants at 'snowflake' under 30s refusing to get vaccine


Dr Hilary Jones has slammed youngsters who are refusing to get the coronavirus vaccine, branding them ‘snowflakes’.

The Good Morning Britain doctor said a recent poll conducted by the breakfast show revealed that 20% of those under 30 either don’t plan to get jabbed or are still on the fence.

He admitted that fears must be addressed to combat hesitancy with the younger generation, The Mirror reports.

“There are all sorts of implications but the way forward is education, patient education, answering questions, asking what the fears are that are making people hesitant”, he said when discussing the revelations on Good Morning Britain.

The medical professional went on to state the importance of people getting vaccinated, not only to protect themselves but others.

When asked by host Richard Madeley if he believed we were living with a snowflake generation, the TV doctor replied: “Yeah, basically.”



younger Scots were last week encouraged register for their first dose of the vaccine

The 67-year-old shared the news that his son has recently received his first dose of the vaccine on Bank Holiday Monday after a call out in a hotspot in London.

It comes as surge testing was rolled out in the southside of Glasgow after cases soared in the area.

Dr Hilary also revealed he would support a proposed ban on younger age groups attending big events if they haven’t had their vaccine.

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Good Morning Britain’s resident doctor went on to stress the importance of the vaccination as a preventative measure and how it it crucial’s for everyone to be jabbed in order to protect one another.

He said: “If somebody refuses vaccination and becomes ill, presumably they expect the right to be treated by national health staff who are themselves putting their selves at risks by treating you.”

“They are putting people at risk, they may not get symptomatic disease.”

It comes as younger Scots were last week encouraged register for their first dose of the coronavirus jab as NHS Scotland’s mass vaccination rollout continues.

All adults aged 18 to 29-years-old across the country can enter in their contact details for the vaccine over on the NHS website.

The online form, which takes between five and 10 minutes to complete, is there for those who have not yet received their first dose.

People seeking to register for the vaccine via the form must be registered to a GP in Scotland.

However, those who do not have a GP in this country can use the vaccine helpline to register their details.





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