Anti-vaxxers storm Covid testing centre and trash equipment in ‘disgraceful’ protest 6 months ago

Anti-vaxxers storm Covid testing centre and trash equipment in ‘disgraceful’ protest

The behaviour has been described as 'dreadful' and against the 'pro-choice' ideals anti-vaxxers purport to champion

Anti-vaxxers trashed and stole from an NHS Test and Trace site in London, abusing staff and volunteers in a protest against the coronavirus vaccine and future lockdowns on Wednesday.

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In footage circulated on social media, protesters can be seen infiltrating a marquee in Milton Keynes and stealing equipment, including currently scarce Covid tests.

As well as chanting "you can stick your f***ing vaccine up your arse", numerous NHS workers are heckled as the anti-vaxxers shout "shame on you!" and "you're committing murder and you don't even know it".

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The protest took place on the same day Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited a vaccination centre in Milton Keynes, encouraging people to get a booster jab and revealing that some 90 per cent of those in intensive care had not got a booster.

Protesters carried megaphones and placards reading "Freedom is not negotiable" on Wednesday.

As one person declares that they "come peacefully", another can be seen launching a traffic cone at the marquee carrying out Covid testing.

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Milton Keynes testing site trashed by anti-vaxxers

NHS professionals and MPs, like shadow trade secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds, condemned the behaviour as "dreadful", while many online pointed out the irony of the anti-vax movement's pro-choice rhetoric while continuing to disrupt the Covid response and abuse those who believe in vaccines and testing.

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On Thursday, it was revealed that the government is preparing to set up more nightingale Covid hubs as they predict a secondary surge of Covid infections following the holiday period.

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