When I was in high school, I took German. It’s a funny language. They smush words together to make new words. Covid has created a lot of new German words:
I’m seeing a lot of that in the office.
Impfdrängler is someone who pushes their way to the front of the line to get a vaccine inappropriately. My old patients lament their many illnesses and ask why they cannot get a vaccine but their 30-year-old neighbor finished their two shots weeks ago.
An angry resident of one of the more rural counties adjacent to us asked why all their politicians got a vaccine before the Nursing Home residents and staff got a vaccine. I’m actually amazed at how many staff at Assisted Living and Nursing Home facilities have still not been able to receive the vaccine.
Here in Virginia, signing up for a vaccine continues to be a mess:
So, enjoy your Impfneid!