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Treviso anti-vax leader 'converts' after hospitalisation

Vaccine skeptic says will now get jabbed after spell in ICU

(ANSA) - ROME, DEC 1 - The leader of the Treviso branch of Italy's anti-vax movement has 'converted' to believing in COVID science after being hospitalised in the northern city with a nasty bout of the virus, sources said Wednesday.
    Lorenzo Damiano led protests by anti-vaxxers and COVID deniers in Treviso near Venice against the Green Pass health certificate and stood as a 'Nuremberg #2' candidate in a nearby mayoral contest saying that vaccine skeptics were being treated like Holocaust victims.
    But after his recent spell in intensive care, Damiano told reporters "after this period I now have a different vision of the world, and I'm going to get vaccinated".
    Hospital sources said Wednesday that hospitalisations of anti-vaxxers were 17% up across Italy. (ANSA).


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