More than 170 employees of a hospital in Houston, Texas, have been suspended for refusing to take the experimental Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus vaccine, and will be fired if they do not do so by Monday, June 14, according to reports made by injured parties.
The president and CEO of Houston Methodist Hospital, Marc Boom, who decided to force all his employees to get vaccinated and fire those who do not, in communication with Fox News, stated that most of his workers had been vaccinated and regretted that a group of more than 170 do not wish to do so.
“It is unfortunate that today’s milestone of Houston Methodist becoming the safest hospital system in the country is being overshadowed by a few disgruntled employees,” Boom said in a statement released by Houston’s KHOU -TV.
Boom confirmed the controversial decision to suspend workers in an internal memo published by Fox News, which read:
“I know that today may be difficult for some who are sad about losing a colleague who’s decided to not get vaccinated. We only wish them well and thank them for their past service to our community, and we must respect the decision they made.”
After learning of the suspensions, dozens of workers staged a protest outside the hospital, exposing the discrimination they were being subjected to by the institution’s authorities, local media reported.
“No one should be forced to put something in their body if they don’t feel comfortable with it,” said Jennifer Bridges, one of the nurses affected by the measure who has worked for Houston Methodist for more than 6 years.
Nurse Pierre Charland told The Texan, “I wouldn’t risk losing my job by not getting the flu shot, but this one is different.” Referring to the CCP virus vaccine, which carries thousands of reports of severe adverse cases, many ended in death.
A large crowd supported the laid-off workers, including several who decided to get the vaccine but understand and respect the decision of those who prefer not to get it.
The snag began in April, when Houston Methodist’s president and CEO, Dr. Marc Boom, informed employees by email that they must receive at least the first dose of the authorized emergency vaccine by June 7 or face termination, after learning that a large portion of his employees was reluctant to get the vaccine.
Hospital management subsequently specified that employees who were not vaccinated by the deadline would be suspended without pay for 14 days and then terminated.
Bridges stated that he was presented with documentation of his suspension on Monday afternoon and told to leave the property immediately.
At least 117 of the affected employees filed a class-action lawsuit last month alleging that the employer cannot force employees to receive the “experimental” vaccine.
In addition to the moral issues associated with the risk of forcing employees to be vaccinated, there is a legal issue that is no less controversial.
After World War II ended, the Nuremberg hearings revealed that Nazi doctors had forced or coerced prisoners of war and others to perform risky and even deadly human experiments. The tribunal helped create what became known as the Nuremberg Code of 1947, which set several international standards for regulating human experimentation activities. Most countries, including the United States, adhere to and are party to these regulations.
According to the lawsuit filed, the hospital, by requiring its employees to receive these experimental treatments, is, by definition, coercive and violates the first principle of the Nuremberg Code.