Compulsory vaccination in France: 3,000 health workers who did not get the coronavirus vaccine suspended
Around 3,000 have been suspended due to unvaccinated members of France’s medical staff following its entry into force. mandatory vaccination for industry workers on Wednesday (15/9).
As announced by the Minister of Health Olivier Veran and broadcast by the Athenian News Agency, there were a few dozen resignations.
“We are talking about a population of 2.7 million employees“, Said the Minister of Health, giving the assurance for the maintenance of the level of provision of health services.
Most of these suspensions are only temporary and most of them involve support staff. “There are few white t-shirts,” he said.
The obligation to vaccinate against Covid-19 in France came into force yesterday for 2.7 million employees in hospitals, nursing homes, self-employed nurses, members of the home help scheme, firefighters, ambulance crews.
According to the French Public Health Service (Santé publique France, SpF), on 12 September, 89.3% of staff in nursing homes had received at least one dose of vaccine, while the corresponding vaccination rate for all healthcare staff was 73%. , 9%.