MoH gag order on frontliners ‘killing the messenger’
KUCHING – Three politicians here have slammed the Health Ministry’s “gag order”, saying it should look into the issues raised instead of trying to silence whistle-blowers.
Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii of DAP told The Vibes that the ministry “glorifies” frontliners when it is convenient for them, but threatens them when it isn’t.
He said the ministry is instilling fear of speaking up in frontliners when it should be investigating irregularities in the Covid-19 immunisation plan.
“The Health Ministry should investigate the concerns highlighted by its staff who brought up red flags in the vaccine roll-out plan,” said Dr Yii.
Aspirasi president Lina Soo said the ministry is killing the messenger, instead of providing solutions to the misdeeds pointed out.
“It seems that feedback from its staff is being treated with animosity just becaus