France makes Covid vaccines mandatory among health personnel

In a televised address to the nation on Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that all staff workers in medical facilities must be vaccinated by September or face losing pay, while 'health passes' proving double-jab vaccination will be needed from early August to enter shopping centres and other venues.

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All health care workers in France must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by September or risk not being paid, the government has announced, reports BBC News .