Prominent Greek antivax journo & politician dies of Covid — Analysis
Giorgos Tragas was a vocal opponent to Covid-19 restrictions. He died of the fatal virus. On December 4, he suffered from acute breathing difficulties and was then admitted to hospital.
Tuesday’s statement from the Sotiria Hospital of Athens confirmed that the 72 year-old has lost the battle against Covid-19. He was already admitted 10 days before, after being diagnosed with coronavirus November 30.
“Today, 14.12.2021, at 03.10, the journalist Giorgos Tragas, head of the Free People movement, died in the ICU of the Sotiria Hospital,”According to the medical facility.
Tragas hadn’t been inoculated against Covid-19. He previously stated that he had an underlying medical condition which made it difficult for him to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
Tragas started Free People in February after becoming angry at Covid restrictions. The movement’s goal was to fight against the “the enemy of democracy” and defend democracy. “health dictatorship”This was due to the pandemic in Greece.
He posted on Facebook, November 30th that he was diagnosed with the virus. “I am dancing the tango with Covid-19,”It is as follows.
Tragas had enjoyed a long career in journalism, and had been among the best-known TV personalities in the early ’90s, when commercial stations made their debut in Greece. He was a frequent political commentator for primetime TV shows.
His controversial past was not unknown. He had been accused of promoting racism in relation to the neo Nazi Golden Dawn political group.