Canada Vaccines: The mayor of Marseille asks Emmanuel Macron to "twist the arm" of the laboratories
Municipal in Marseille: The public rapporteur sweeps away the suspicions of false proxies in the 11th and 12th years
Noting the “lack of proof” and “substantiated elements” which would make it possible to call into question the “sincerity of the votes” in the municipal elections in Marseille, it concludes that the four protest requests in the 6th sector © RAPHAEL BLOCH / SIPA have been rejected. More than 3,000 people have already issued a proxy for the second round.
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, the socialist mayor of , Benoît Payan, asks Emmanuel Macron to "put the package together "To look for vaccines and to" twist the arm "of the laboratories that would be holding back.
"I am asking the head of state to go all out and get some. He must twist the arm of the laboratories. In the face of the global pandemic, I am not interested in protecting patents and their benefits. If the laboratories are withholding vaccines, the President of the Republic must go into battle ", hammered.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday Feb. 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 61,733 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,554,003 doses given. The provinces have administered doses at a rate of 4,100.35 per 100,000. There were no new vaccines delivered to the provinces and territories for a total of 1,851,710 doses delivered so far. The provinces and territories have used 83.92 per cent of their available vaccine supply. Please note that Newfoundland, P.E.I., Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the territories typically do not report on a daily basis.
Renounce "intellectual property on patents"
Vaccination remains the hope of getting out of a crisis which has left more than 81,000 dead in France. But there is still a long way to go: some three million people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, including 1.561 million two doses.
The boss of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Friday called for concrete measures to drastically increase the production in the world of vaccines against Covid-19, beyond the call of the Council security to equitable access. He notably proposed "a renunciation" by the labs of "intellectual property on patents", an idea fought by the pharmaceutical industry supported by the European Union, the United States and other rich countries.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 49,917 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,652,282 doses given. The provinces have administered doses at a rate of 4,359.666 per 100,000. There were 36,279 new vaccines delivered to the provinces and territories for a total of 2,040,089 doses delivered so far. The provinces and territories have used 80.99 per cent of their available vaccine supply. Please note that Newfoundland, P.E.I., Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the territories typically do not report on a daily basis.
The Velodrome stadium transformed into a vaccination center?
"What interests me is efficiency," pleaded Benoît Payan. “Today we vaccinate around 3,000 people per week. A little less than 30% of the 80,000 Marseillais over 75 years old have been vaccinated and 40% of those over 80 years old. However, the incidence rate drops sharply among those over 80 years of age. It means that the vaccination works ", underlines the mayor of Marseille who speaks of a" pivotal moment ".
“I am ready to open the Stade-Vélodrome in the coming days and to vaccinate 10,000 people per week without an appointment. I want to do it. Send vaccines! ", Launches the elected official according to whom it is necessary to concentrate the doses of available vaccines" where it is necessary ". The mayor of Marseille believes that "the curfew at 6 p.m. is not working" and is "not sure that a weekend lockdown has an impact". As for the idea of strict confinement for three weeks mentioned by the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, "that would not make it possible to eradicate the virus. Only collective immunity can, ”he said.
The scenarios for the reopening of public places discussed this Wednesday at the Elysée .
© LUDOVIC MARIN / POOL / AFP The Elysée indicated that the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Jean Castex and the ministers concerned would study scenarios for reopening public places during a meeting on Wednesday. The idea of a "health pass" mentioned by Emmanuel Macron will also be the subject of discussions.