Covid-19, Vaccines and Delta Variant News: Live Updates
Covid Live Updates: Some French Health Workers Resist Vaccine Mandate
Some essential workers in France are holding out against a law requiring coronavirus vaccination that took effect Wednesday. The European Union is creating a new agency to manage its pandemic response.
As a coronavirus vaccination mandate for health workers went into effect in France on Wednesday, government officials said that some were still holding out against the obligation.
Under a law passed this summer, nearly 3 million people who work in health care or other essential fields — including hospital workers, retirement home employees and firefighters — must get at least a first shot or face job suspensions without pay. Those who have already received their first dose have until Oct. 15 to get a second one.
Gabriel Attal, the …
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