Appearances, outside the capital, there were, among others, in Strasbourg, Lille, Montpellier, Lyon, Marseille and Toulouse. According to estimates by the French Interior Ministry, nearly 114,000 people protested in 137 marches. Persons.
France. Protests against the obligation to vaccinate doctors and health certificates
Protesters erected, among other things, slogans of “freedom” and “medical dictatorship”. They do not like the obligation of compulsory vaccinations for healthcare professionals and the principle of requiring health certificates.
These restrictions will come into force soon – in stages, in July-August (vaccination is mandatory from mid-August), and from October, as a rule, PCR tests will be paid – they are currently funded by the state.
Changes were announced a few days ago President Emmanuel Macron. Immediately after his speech, the French rushed to sign up for vaccinations. The interest was so great that the do-it-yourself website has gone down.
1.3 million people signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine in less than one day. In a few days France Recorded a record number of completed vaccinations – 800,000.
More injuries again, and most of the French support the authorities’ decision
In France, as in many other countries, the number of new infections with the Coronavirus is rising again. Until the end of June, there were less than 2,000 of them per day, and now their average is close to 11,000. The decision announced by Emmanuel Macron separated the French from the one published on Friday, July 16 Clear Ipsos-Sopra Steria However, it does show a majority support it – it’s over 60 percent. In the case of both changes, with up to 69% behind compulsory vaccinations for subjects nurses.