The current epidemiological situation and the performance of the COVID-19 vaccine do not justify a generalized vaccination obligation. An in-depth debate for vaccine adherence, restoration of trust and constructive exchanges are crucial to help overcome the crisis.
By imposing compulsory vaccination (including for children aged 12) and the health pass, the President of the Republic is causing a deep rift in French society. Demonstrations are planned this Saturday, July 17.
The measures announced on July 12 by the President of the Republic to force as many French people as possible to be vaccinated are far from being unanimously approved. They could come up against the legal barrier of the Council of State.
The peak of the 3rd wave is expected on April 18, 2021, according to mathematical projections by the University of Washington’s IHME, when there could be more than 600 deaths per day in saturated hospitals.
The Prime Minister and the Minister of Health announced on Thursday new measures to curb the epidemic of Covid. The restriction of freedoms concerns 16 departments for four weeks but schools and shops of first necessity will remain open.