Covid live news: France suspends unvaccinated health workers; Israel boosters ‘curb serious illness’

Posted by on September 16, 2021 5:06 am
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Thousands of unvaccinated French health workers suspended without pay; Israel experts say data suggests boosters stem rise in serious cases

9.48am BST

Thousands of health workers in France who did not get vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of a deadline this week have been suspended without pay, the health minister has said.

“Some 3,000 suspensions were notified yesterday to employees at health centres and clinics who have not yet been vaccinated,” Olivier Veran told RTL radio. “Several dozens” had turned in their resignations rather than take vaccines, he added.

9.32am BST

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