East Antrim residents urged to take vaccine and ignore ‘disinformation’
East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs has urged constituents to ignore “fake news” leaflets and to have the Covid-19 vaccine when offered.
The Ulster Unionist Party representative said: “Concerned constituents have made me aware of leaflets being delivered door to door in parts of East Antrim, encouraging locals to not take the Covid-19 vaccine, using fake news. Let’s be clear, the Covid-19 vaccine does not contain cells from aborted foetuses.
“To help yourself, your family and the local community, please take the vaccine when offered. I will when it’s my turn.”
His appeal was supported by party colleague Councillor Andrew Wilson, who is also the Deputy Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough.
Cllr Wilson said: “The Covid-19 vaccine is our route back to normality. Ignore the disinformation and join Roy and I by taking the vaccine, when offered.”
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