The Vaccine Had to Be Used. He Used It. He Was Fired.

Ten doses of the Covid-19 vaccine would expire within hours, so a Houston doctor gave it to people with medical conditions, including his wife. What followed was “the lowest moment in my life,” Dr. Hasan Gokal said.

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Hasnain says:

Continuing on the topic of the bungled vaccination rollout in the US, this is depressing - not using a vaccine and letting it go to waste *should* be criminal - what he did should be fine.

"The officials maintained that he had violated protocol and should have returned the remaining doses to the office or thrown them away, the doctor recalled. He also said that one of the officials startled him by questioning the lack of “equity” among those he had vaccinated.

“Are you suggesting that there were too many Indian names in that group?” Dr. Gokal said he asked.

Exactly, he said he was told."

Posted on 2021-02-11T17:29:55+0000