French parliament OKs restaurant Covid pass, vaccine rules

France’s parliament approves a law requiring special virus passes for all restaurants and domestic travel and mandating vaccinations for all health workers.

7/26/2021 3:57:00 PM

France’s parliament approves a law requiring special virus passes for all restaurants and domestic travel and mandating vaccinations for all health workers.

President Emmanuel Macron and his government say they are needed to protect vulnerable populations and hospitals as infections rebound and to avoid new lockdowns.

To get the pass, people must have proof they are fully vaccinated, recently tested negative or recently recovered from the virus. Paper or digital documents will be accepted. The law says a government decree will outline how to handle vaccination documents from other countries.

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The bill was unveiled just six days ago. Lawmakers worked through the night and the weekend to reach a compromise version approved by the Senate on Sunday night and by the National Assembly after midnight. The rules can be applied through Nov. 15, depending on the virus situation.

Macron appealed for national unity and mass vaccination to fight the resurgent virus, and lashed out at those fueling anti-vaccine sentiment and protests.About160,000 people protested around Franceon Saturday against a special COVID-19 pass for restaurants and mandatory vaccinations for health workers. Many marchers shouted “liberty!” and said the government shouldn’t tell them what to do.

Visiting a hospital in French Polynesia afterward, Macron urged national unity and asked, “What is your freedom worth if you say to me ‘I don’t want to be vaccinated,’ but tomorrow you infect your father, your mother or myself?”While he said protesters are “free to express themselves in a calm and respectful manner,” he said demonstrations won’t make the coronavirus go away.

He criticized “people who are in the business of irrational, sometimes cynical, manipulative mobilization” against vaccination. Among those organizing the protests have been far-right politicians and extremist members of France’s yellow vest movement tapping into anger at Macron’s government.

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The United States needs to adopt similar laws! Also anyone who is unvacinated and on state or federal assistance shouldn't be able to cash another check until they are fully vaccinated. Here comes all the crybabies

French parliament OKs restaurant COVID pass, vaccine rulesPARIS (AP) — France's parliament approved a law early Monday requiring special virus passes for all restaurants and domestic travel and mandating vaccinations for all health workers. Both measures have prompted protests and political tensions. Love it! Take note America!! This will trigger anti-vaxxer crowd. Queue the madness. Excellent, I hope it will also be applied in the USA soon.

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