Dodger Stadium Mass Vaccine Site Shut Down In Los Angeles After Protesters Block Entrance
Written by Huffingtonpost on January 30, 2021
Anti-vaxxer and far-right protesters blocked the doorway of a mass vaccine web site at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles Saturday, forcing officers to briefly shut down the operation.
Dozens of protesters holding aloft indicators studying “Save Your Soul,” and “COVID = SCAM” halted site visitors, stranding lots of of individuals determined to get the life-saving injections.
The Los Angeles Fireplace Division closed the positioning at mid-afternoon, the Los Angeles Occasions reported. It was reopened about an hour later, reported NBC Information.
There have been no arrests, in accordance with NBC, which infuriated critics on Twitter.
The location is among the largest vaccine operations within the nation.
One witness instructed the newspaper that protesters have been mendacity to motorists that the vaccine is pretend — or harmful. One protester was captured on video telling a driver: “Wow. Have enjoyable being a byproduct of Invoice Gates.” One other warned: “You might be turning into a lab rat.”
The protest was apparently organized on social media. The “Scamdemic” march organizers warned individuals to “chorus from carrying Trump/MAGA apparel as we would like our assertion to resonate with the sheeple,” the Occasions reported.
“That is fully mistaken,” stated German Jaquez, who drove some six hours to get to the positioning.
“I’ve been ready for weeks to get an appointment,” he instructed the Occasions. I’m a dentist. I’m taking an enormous threat being round sufferers. I wish to be secure for my sufferers and for my household.”
As of Saturday there had been near 1.1 million COVID-19 circumstances and greater than 16,600 deaths in Los Angeles County.
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