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.

Monday, 22nd February 2021, 11:17 am

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.

Roy Beggs

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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The Deputy Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Cllr Andrew Wilson.