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Koutsoumbas: Vaccines and Medicines Are Golden Goods Subject to Profit and Competition

January 29, 2021

ATHENS — The vaccination process started a few days ago in a climate of reassurance and extreme optimism that the government cultivated, stated Communist Party of Greece (KKE) General Secretary Dimitris Koutsoumbas on Friday.

As he said his party had warned from the beginning that this process will be long and should not become and alibi to avoid the shielding the public health system and the protection measures in workplaces, education and public transport.

"The course of the developments proved in a tragic way, KKE's estimations and position. The big delays in deliveries, the commercial wars and the geopolitical competitions as well as the favourable treatment of the strong countries against the weaker proves οur point," Koutsoumbas said.

It is confirmed that all these derive from the fact that the vaccines and the medicines are golden goods and their production, research and distribution subject to the profits and the competition of major groups and capitalist countries, he added.

 

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