Published On: Wed, Sep 15th, 2021
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France Fears Medical Staff Shortages as 300,000 Unvaccinated by Sept. 15 Deadlineon September 15, 2021 at 1:48 pm

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French people working in the medical sector are required to be vaccinated against the CCP virus or risk a suspension from their jobs without pay under President Emmanuel Macron’s new vaccine mandate that went into effect on Sept. 15. Two months ago, Macron ordered hospital staff, ambulance technicians, nursing home workers, doctors, fire brigade members, and people caring for the elderly or infirm in their homes—some 2.6 million employees in total, to get a COVID-19 vaccine by Sept. 15, though hundreds of thousands haven’t yet complied with the new rule. According to the country’s health authority, 300,000 French employees active in the medical field aren’t vaccinated and some hospitals fear staff shortages will add to their challenges, The Associated Press reported. It isn’t clear if those workers will be fired immediately as a top court has forbidden staff to be laid off outright. Health care workers who have received only one dose of a … Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS

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