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US News Facing the Omicron Variant, Boris Johnson confronted with the anger of his majority

13:00  14 december  2021
13:00  14 december  2021 Source:   parismatch.com

Coronavirus-The United Kingdom reports its alert level Facing the Omicron

 Coronavirus-The United Kingdom reports its alert level Facing the Omicron Health-Coronavirus / UK-Alert: Coronavirus-The United Kingdom notes its level of alert against the Omicron London Variant, December 12 (Reuters) - The United Kingdom noted Sunday its level of alert against COVID-19, rank three to four, on the recommendation of health authorities in the face of the rapid spread of Omicron variant. "The first items show that Omicron propagates much faster than Delta and that the immunization protection against (...) Omicron is reduced," said the government in a s

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces Tuesday's anger of his majority on the occasion of a vote that looks tumultuous on the tour of screws. to the outbreak of the Omicron variant.

  Face au variant Omicron, Boris Johnson confronté à la colère de sa majorité © Jeremy Selwyn / Pool via Reuters

entangled in a series of scandals on its management of the pandemic, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces Tuesday's anger of his majority on the occasion of a vote that looks tumultuous On the screw tower operated on the outbreak of the Omicron variant. The United Kingdom, one of the most affected countries in Europe with the pandemic with almost 146,500 dead, is confronted with a "tidal wave" of cases related to the Omicron Variant. This outbreak disrupts the Football England Championship: Manchester United had to postpone his match from Tuesday against Brentford due to several cases at his players and employees. Mr. Johnson announced last week of new restrictions in order to limit the spread of the virus. Port of the indoor mask, daily tests for contact cases, isolation and mandatory sanitary pass in major events are, according to the government, necessary for hospitals to be overwhelmed in the coming weeks.

direct. COVID-19: "We must prepare" against Omicron, warns Prime Minister Jean Castex

 direct. COVID-19: © Christophe Simon / AFP Prime Minister Jean Castex visits Marseille in a vaccination center on December 13. The Prime Minister warned, this Tuesday, December 14th: it is necessary to prepare against the Omicron Variant even if the restrictions are not going to evolve by Christmas. A notice is expected Thursday on the vaccination of children. In the United Kingdom, Omicron is there and made its first death while the country accelerates on recall doses.

But these rules are far from convincing all Conservative members, including a number of their character according to them liberticide. "I think all these measures are bad, that they are disproportionate and that the evidence of their necessity are insufficient," Harvested this weekend on the BBC the former Minister of Brexit, Steve Baker, for whom the vote of Tuesday will aim to register in the law "the type of company we create".

In total, about sixty triosis threatened Tuesday of a rebellion. With its large majority in Parliament - 80 seats - and the work of the Labor opposition, including the Leader Keir Starmer assured Monday night supporting these measures, the government should still succeed in passing the text. But this revolt could not fall worse for Boris Johnson .

COVID-19. The peak of the fifth wave seems reached in France, according to Olivier Véran

 COVID-19. The peak of the fifth wave seems reached in France, according to Olivier Véran © Franck Dubray / West-France A woman is tested at Covid-19 in a pharmacy, in Nantes, December 1, 2021. The Minister of the Olivier Véran said Tuesday, December 14th, before the National Assembly, that the peak of the fifth vague seemed reached in France. The number of cases identified on a daily basis always increases, but at a speed is less and less fast. "It seems that we have reached an epidemic spike in our country" , said Tuesday Olivier Véran to the National Assembly.

Copy and Corruption

Two years After its historical electoral victory with the promise to realize Brexit, the Prime Minister sees its popularity in polls collapse and faces many calls for resignation after a series of scandals. Sunday, the Sunday Mirror posted a photo of Boris Johnson participating in Downing Street at an online quiz, surrounded by employees, in December 2020, at a time when the British were asked to limit their social interactions to the extreme. The British also blame him a party that would have been organized in Downing Street on December 18, 2020, when they were deprived of rejoicing because of the coronavirus. A video that has led to Boris Johnson collaborators joking about this "Christmas Party" added oil on fire.

This series of revelations related to the health rules are detrimental to its credibility when it hopes to impose new ones. They are also added to accusations of corruption, which could ultimately entail the Conservative Party a vote of distrust against Mr. Johnson. The Prime Minister has indeed been recalled to order Thursday about the costly renovation of his dwelling in Downing Street. The electoral commission imposed on its party a fine of 16.250 pounds (19,000 euros) for not having declared the total amount of private grace perceived to finance this work.

United Kingdom: In North Shropshire, Partial Legislative High Risk for Boris Johnson

 United Kingdom: In North Shropshire, Partial Legislative High Risk for Boris Johnson © Tolga Akmen Pool / AFP British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a Press Conference on Vovid-19 Vaccination in London December 15, 2021 The rural riding of North Shropshire, in central England, could switch Thursday for the benefit of Liberal Democrats at a partial legislative test value for Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson, weakened by a series of scandals and faces the mistrust of his own camp.

"Ruthless" Torties

Mr. Johnson had also sparked indignation by trying to change the disciplinary rules of Parliament for the benefit of a Conservative member, Owen Paterson, convicted of a conflict of interest case. Partial legislation planned Thursday to fill the headquarters of Mr. Paterson, resigned, will take a very symbolic turn. In addition, there are questions about the luxurious holidays abroad of the Prime Minister, dangerous links from his government with the business community, or copping charges related to the allocation of seats in the House of Lords ( Not elected) to generous donors from the Conservative Party.

According to the political columnist Robin Pettitt, Bagou de Boris Johnson - former journalist and mayor of London known for his unconventional style - could allow him to overcome one or two of these scandals. But if the accumulation continues, "said Pettitt to AFP," the Conservative Party has always been very ruthless when it comes to getting rid of leaders who did not work. "

Call for caution on South African data on OMICRON .
Health-Coronavirus-Africa: Call for caution on South African data on Omicron © Reuters / DADO RUVIC Call for caution on South African data On OICRON (Reuters) - Data from South Africa suggesting that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 coronavirus is 70% to 80% less dangerous than the Delta should not be unambiguously extrapolated to the set From the world, said Thursday the Director of Disease Control Centers (CDC) in Africa.

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