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Ministry of Health v. Prof. Idit Matot after the publication in Walla !: "The lust for publicity exceeds the responsibility" - Walla! news

2022-01-15T19:23:45.014Z

The ministry officials sharply criticized the senior doctor at Ichilov Hospital, after claiming in Walla! That the isolation policy for asymptomatic patients should be changed, with an emphasis on children. "Whoever does not want to help - let him not interfere," they said. Education Minister Shasha Bitton stood by her side and called for the parents to be relieved



Ministry of Health v. Prof. Idit Matot after publication in Walla !: "The lust for publication outweighs responsibility"

The ministry officials sharply criticized the senior doctor at Ichilov Hospital, after claiming in Walla!

That the isolation policy for asymptomatic patients should be changed, with an emphasis on children.

"Whoever does not want to help - let him not interfere," they said.

Education Minister Shasha Bitton stood by her side and called for the parents to be relieved

Meirav Cohen

15/01/2022

Saturday, 15 January 2022, 20:56 Updated: 21:18

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In the video: Corona Projector, Prof. Salman Zarka in a media briefing (Photo: GPO)

The Ministry of Health spoke tonight (Saturday) against Prof. Idit Matot, after writing in Walla!

That isolation policies should be reduced.

"The proposal is unacceptable, and the conduct and language in which it has chosen to express its criticism raises concerns that lust for publicity sometimes outweighs responsibility," they wrote.



According to the Ministry of Health, "While the health care system is making a tremendous effort to maintain public health and save lives, noisy elements are emerging, including doctors, who are producing irresponsible discourse aimed at eroding public trust."

They clarified that Prof. Matot's proposal "is not acceptable to the Ministry of Health, could lead to severe harm to at-risk groups, an increase in the number of critically ill patients and mortality."



"Unfortunately," the Ministry of Health concluded, "Prof. Matot's conduct and the language in which she chose to express her criticism raise concerns that lust for publicity sometimes outweighs responsibility."

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"Advertising lust outweighs responsibility."

Prof. Matot (Photo: Reuven Castro)

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The Ministry of Health also spoke out against the fact that Prof. Matot published her personal opinion in a post on the official page of Ichilov Hospital, noting that it was "illegal and forbidden." "Those who do not want to help - do not interfere," they wrote.



Prof. Idit Matot is the director of the anesthesia, pain and general intensive care unit, the director of the surgical department and a member of the Corona headquarters at the Ichilov Medical Center in Tel Aviv. Earlier today published in Walla! An article in which she claimed that "anxiety and a sense of fear drive decision-makers", said that the data on the number of difficult patients were wrong and called for the abolition of isolations for asymptomatic patients.



"Unfortunately," Prof. Matot wrote, "instead of treating this strain accordingly, people are forced to be imprisoned in their homes, we are de facto in a kind of closure and the country is on the verge of collapse. Say, have we gone crazy? And for what?"



The Minister of Education, Dr. Yifat Shasha Bitton, welcomed Prof. Idit Matot's remarks. For healthy children and make it easier for students and parents. "

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