coronavirus The Minister of Health, François Braun, will decide on this issue once he has received the opinions of the High Authority for Health and the National Advisory Committee ethics, he told the Grand Jury on Sunday
Caregivers in demonstration, illustration. — Chang Martin/SIPA
Will the government reinstate unvaccinated caregivers against Covid-19 or not? The Minister of Health, François Braun, will decide on this question when he has received the opinions of the High Authority. Health and the Committee National Ethics Advisory Board, he said. Sunday at the RTL-LCI-Le Figaro Grand Jury. “The problem of unvaccinated caregivers is one of two levels,” the minister, who was questioned; on this option face to face; the shortage of carers in hospitals.
“He is first to a level of security; sanitary: do we accept that people who are not sufficiently protected are at risk? proximity of the most fragile people?”, he asked, recalling that “we still die of Covid in France every day”.
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And on the other hand, “there is an ethical problem,” the game at the height of the Covid crisis and who “held the line”. To answer to; the matter, “I took it to the High Authority. Health who is to give me an opinion at the beginning of the year on compulsory vaccinations in general”,” National Ethics Advisory Board which will also give me an opinion” on the subject, he said. “I will make my decision once I have these two opinions.”
As for the number of caregivers, it”s very much few doctors” and “1,050 nurses, that’s the figure I was told. given by the President of the Order of Nurses, out of 300,000” about, recalled the minister, believing that their reinstatement or not would have little impact on the problem of the shortage of caregivers.