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France Loses 3,000 Anti-Vax Nurses

September 17, 2021 • 10:21 am CDT
(Coronavirus Today)

France's health minister confirmed on September 16, 2021, about three thousand health care workers across the country have been suspended without pay for failing to get a required COVID-19 vaccine.

"Some 3,000 suspensions were notified yesterday to employees at health centers and clinics who have not yet been vaccinated," Olivier Véran told France's RTL radio, reported NPR.

Defending the decision to suspend those who did not meet the deadline, Véran said that "the continuity of care, the security of care, and the quality of care were assured yesterday in all hospitals and health-care facilities" in France.

Additionally, several dozen employees resigned rather than meet the vaccine requirement, Veran added.

As of September 17, 2021, four COVID-19 vaccines are Approved for Use in France.

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