Van Ranst receives new death threat


Belgian virologist Marc Van Ranst has obtained one other loss of life risk on social media, this time from the Ostend chef Vincent Florizoone.
On Fb, Florizoone requested if somebody might “put a bullet in Van Ranst, along with his scaremongering.”

Van Ranst, in flip, shared the publish on his Twitter web page, and referred to as on the native Ostend police and the federal police to research “this incitement to violence.”

Wanneer de horeca terug opent ga ik het restaurant waar topchef Vincent Florizoone in de potten roert, greatest even vermijden wegens te gevaarlijk voor mij.
Ik hoop dat de #lokalepolitieoostende en de @federalepolitie deze oproep tot geweld onderzoekt.
— Marc Van Ranst (@vanranstmarc) January 6, 2021
“When the hospitality business reopens, it could be greatest if I keep away from the restaurant the place prime chef Vincent Florizoone cooks, as a result of it’s too harmful for me,” Van Ranst commented.
Within the meantime, Florizoone, chef of the Thermae Palace resort restaurant in Ostend, instructed Het Laatste Nieuws that he already regrets his publish.
“I wrote that message on a whim and mustn’t have executed that,” he stated. “Subsequently, I apologise to Mr Van Ranst. I don’t blame the person for something, however in the meanwhile I’m simply pissed off. I’ve solely labored three months in 2020.”

Earlier this week, Van Ranst already filed a grievance following a video wherein lawyer Michael Verstraeten, spokesperson for Viruswaanzin – which interprets to ‘viral insanity’ in Dutch – referred to as for the loss of life penalty for virologists.
Maïthé ChiniThe Brussels Instances

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