Hospital head in spotlight after threatening to deny ventilator to critics of govt

Ljubljana, 31 March - The director of the Slovenj Gradec hospital Janez Lavre, once handled as a potential health minister, has found himself in the limelight over a series of politically charged and unethical tweets, which included threats to withhold potentially needed coronavirus ventilator treatment to critics of the government.

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Janez Lavre, who is returning to the Slovenj Gradec General Hospital as director, pending the government's approval.
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