Offbeat More than 50,000 people protest in France against new corona vaccination pass
COVID-19. Brazil gives its green light to children's vaccination
© Mauro Pimentel / AFP Brazil, which recorded nearly 620,000 deaths due to COVID, has 67% of its fully vaccinated population. Brazil gives its green light to VACCINATION against CVIV-19 and joins the longer list of countries that have extended vaccination to the youngest, including the United States, Germany and France.
tens of thousands of people protested on Saturday in France against the introduction of the new Corona vaccination pass. Alone in Paris spent four rallies. Even in cities such as Montpellier, Toulouse, Lyon, Nantes, Bordeaux and Marseille, opponents of the measure went to the street. The Ministry of the Interior spoke of a total of 54,000 participants. Ten demonstrators were arrested, four of them in Paris.
near the Paris Eiffel Tower, around 5800 people participated in a demonstration to which the right party Les Patriotes had called. Journalists of the news agency AFP were attacked by a group of suspected right-wing extremists. When security forces protected against the journalists, they were attacked with punches and bottles. One of them suffered an injury to the head. AFP Information Director Phil Chetwynd condemned the "unbearable attack".
new Corona restrictions entered into force
In Austria, new Corona restrictions came into force on Tuesday. The operators of non-vital transactions now need to check the customer at the latest at the cash register whose 2G detection. That is, only against the coronavirus vaccinated or by Covid-19 Genisen are allowed to shop there. Pregnant without 2G detection can substantially submit a negative PCR test. © Joe Klamar In Austria, new Corona restrictions came into force on Tuesday.
The new vaccination pass should replace the previously applicable health pass and corresponds to the German 2G rule. In the future, the proof of a corona vaccine or recovery via QR code is also necessary to visit shopping centers, cafes, restaurants or cultural events. A negative test is no longer sufficient.
The National Assembly had voted on Saturday morning in second reading for the introduction of the Corona vaccination pass. Actually, the law should come into force on this Saturday. National Assembly and Senate, however, could not agree on a compromise in a trade committee despite days of advice. The final vote of the National Assembly is now planned for Sunday afternoon.
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Coronavirus: Stiko speaks for refresh vaccination from 12 years from
so far the recommendation was only for people from 18 years old. Now the permanent vaccination commission also recommends a booster vaccination for all 12- to 17-year children and adolescents. © Daniel Biskup / Laif The Standing Vaccination Commission (Stiko) has generally been pronounced for Corona refresh vaccine even in children and adolescents aged 12 to 17 years.
Already on Saturday, new rules for the detection certificate in the health pass came into force in France. Adults whose second vaccine has already liable for seven months and who have not received a refresh vaccination yet are now officially not considered vaccinated. According to the Ministry of Health, around 560,000 people are affected by the measure.
France is currently struggling as many European countries with a new Corona wave, which is mainly caused by the virus high-standing omikron variant. On Friday, the authorities had reported 330,000 new infections.
Scholz rejects loosening of the Corona rules from .
before the next Bund Country Meeting for the Corona situation On Monday, Chancellor Olaf Scholz turns to calls for loosening in the restrictions. In an interview he emphasizes: "We do not need course correction." © Lukas Barth / Reuters How much does the 2G rule help when curbing the Corona pandemic? In view of rapidly increasing infection numbers, the Chancellor warns that the existing restrictions for curbing the coronavirus pandemic bolts back rapidly.