“We prefer to test than to close” the classes, affirms Gabriel Attal

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10h17 : “We will have a strong and demanding majority on a number of conditions, including the defense of freedoms, time limits and control of Parliament.”

The Senate in turn takes up the bill transforming the health pass into a vaccination pass. Its president Gérard Larcher clarified on France Inter the adjustments made to the law. “My colleagues set in committee a bar above which the vaccination pass applies, 10,000 hospitalizations, and below which it no longer applies”, to “that it can apply in the event of a new wave”, did he declare.

09h49 : Hello @Jonathan, without knowing whether it is violence committed by “yellow vests” or opponents of vaccines, according to figures from the Ministry of the Interior, 1,186 elected officials were targeted in the first eleven months of 2021, including 162 parliamentarians and 605 mayors or deputies victims of physical attacks, an increase of 47% compared to 2020. 419 outrages were also recorded (+ 30%). On RTL, Gérald Darmanin assured that“Today we have more than 300 complaints filed by elected nationals or which were made by elected officials who appear in the media because they have received death threats”.

09h38 : #VIOLENCE Hello Benoît, The images of St-Pierre-et-Miquelon are edifying. How many deputies have been assaulted since the yellow vests crisis, on their person or their property?

09h28 : About this Thursday strike, France 3 Pays de la Loire claims that “the movement could affect many establishments in the region”. The health context highlights the lack of resources, it amplifies the difficulties and also reveals the contempt of the Ministry of National Education. For example, we discovered the new health protocol by the press “, deplores Clément Brochard, co-secretary of SUD-Education in Loire-Atlantique.

09h52 : “We cannot, when in a class there is a contact case, wait until the end of the day and let the virus spread. We need tests done in the morning on the school premises by professionals.”

“Once again, we are not going in the best interests of the child”, reacted on franceinfo Carla Dugault, co-president of the FCPE, after the relaxation of the health protocol in schools. The FCPE, which “don’t want schools to close” but who wants “keep them open but safe”, will demonstrate Thursday, January 13 with the teachers on strike, because “everyone is exhausted and very angry”.

09h17 : Boris Johnson is again suspected of having violated health rules. He would have participated in a party in Downing Street, with his wife Carrie, on May 20, 2020. The United Kingdom was then living its first confinement, to try to stem the first deadly wave of the epidemic.

09h11 : To test more is the ambition of the government which has opened new screening centers. In the meantime, the analysis laboratories are working hard to face the explosion of tests. Report in Coquelles (Pas-de-Calais), where the Biopath group analyzes all the tests carried out in its sampling centers.

09h25 : It’s time to update the news.

• Three simple self-tests for contact cases at school, without obligation of antigenic test or PCR: Jean Castex announced this evening a relaxation of the health protocol in schools, while parents of students and teachers have been on the fence since back to school and that a strike is looming on the horizon as of Thursday.

The President of the European Parliament, the Italian Social Democrat David Sassoli, died last night at the age of 65, his spokesman announced. He had been hospitalized since the end of December “due to a serious complication due to a dysfunction of the immune system”.

• After an agitated adoption by the deputies, the Senate in turn takes up the bill transforming the health pass into a vaccination pass. On Europe 1, Gabriel Attal announced that the government preferred “test that closing schools”. Follow our live.

• The judges in charge of the investigation into the fatal accident in December 2017 of a school bus in Millas (Pyrénées-Orientales) ordered the return of the driver to the criminal court for “involuntary homicides and injuries”, France learned Televisions.

09h25 : “We will go from open schools but without students, to open schools with infected students.”

With the new school health protocol, Mahmoud Zureik, professor in epidemiology and public health at the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, is sounding the alarm on franceinfo. The new procedure also risks creating “very significant disparities”, he believes, “Then will add to educational and social inequality, health inequality “.

09h27 : To take measures in this time of health crisis, the government is relying on data “to the hospital”, recalled Gabriel Attal. Since the arrival of the vaccine, “the justice of the peace, it is no longer the number of contaminations, it is the situation in the hospital”, he added.

08h33 : Gabriel Attal estimates that if France had a country with 100% vaccination, “we would have significantly fewer people hospitalized than today, so we would have less pressure on our hospital services (…) so yes, that would be a game-changer”.

08h37 : On the new school health protocol announced yesterday by Jean Castex, Gabriel Attal declared that the government “works with teachers”. “We prefer to test than to close”, he adds. “We also adapt with common sense, with pragmatism to the difficulties encountered by families”, concludes the government spokesperson.

08h24 : Asked about Europe 1, Gabriel Attal assured that the vaccine pass was not going to last indefinitely. “It is not our social project”, did he declare. As soon as we can do without it, “we will do without it with pleasure”, he added.

07h42 : “We had two options: call parents at the last minute and ask them to come pick up their children or cope.”

Of the six people responsible for providing service to the canteen in Ouges (Côte-d’Or), three have been absent since Friday due to Covid-19, to the point that the mayor, Jean-Claude Girard, had to do the service itself. The mayor of this municipality has chosen to “to face” but wonders about franceinfo: “How long are we going to last?”

07h32 : Two years of the Covid-19 epidemic have cast a harsh light on a health system in crisis. From Jean-Luc Mélenchon to Eric Zemmour via Valérie Pécresse and Anne Hidalgo, my colleagues Margaux Duguet and Thibaud Le Meneec present the remedies of candidates for the health sector.

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07h01 : The Independenthe is interested in the Omicron variant in the Pyrénées-Orientales department where we no longer speak of a wave, but of a “tsunami”.

07h15 : We start with the traditional point on the news.

• Three simple self-tests for contact cases at school, without obligation of antigenic test or PCR: Jean Castex announced this evening a relaxation of the health protocol in schools, while parents of students and teachers have been on the fence since back to school and that a strike is looming on the horizon as of Thursday.

The President of the European Parliament, the Italian social democrat David Sassoli, died that night at the age of 65, his spokesperson announced. He had been hospitalized since the end of December “due to a serious complication due to a dysfunction of the immune system”.

• After an agitated adoption by the deputies, the Senate in turn takes up the bill transforming the health pass into a vaccination pass, a text that it should vote on at first reading, but with “adjustments”.

• Fifteen billion euros more in 5 years and the right to a “quiet life” : lhe quasi-candidate Emmanuel Macron went on the security offensive in Nice, a central theme three months before the presidential election, defending a record crushed by the right and the far right. Here’s what to remember from your ads.