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Friuli governor gets escort after anti-vaxxer threats

Fedriga tells Piccolo 'hope ends ASAP do my family'

(ANSA) - ROME, DEC 6 - Friuli Governor Massimiliano Fedriga has been assigned a police escort after death threats from anti-vaxxers angry at his statements in favour of getting the COVID jab, Trieste's Il Piccolo newspaper said Monday.
    Fedriga, who is also president of the conference of regions, has been under police portection since last week after dozens of threats from anti-vax circles about his pro-vaccine stance.
    Il Piccolo quoted Fedriga as saying "I'm hoping above all for my family that this situation can be resolved in the shortest time possible".
    Il Piccolo said two police officers are now going everywhere with the rightwing League party official. (ANSA).


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