Hundreds of people demonstrated in Paris, on Wednesday, against the requirement to obtain a health permit to carry out some activities, and against Compulsory vaccination For health professionals, as the government seeks to contain the fourth wave of infections COVID-19 On France.
From Wednesday, people who go to museums, cinemas or public swimming pools in France will be denied entry if they cannot provide a health declaration showing they have received a covid-19 vaccination or a recent negative test result.
Some protesters waved placards reading “Freedom of choice” and “Hands off natural immunity!”
“They want to force us to vaccinate at any cost. No, no, no,” Natalie Lapidad, a nursing home worker, told Reuters.
The health card, which was previously only required for large parties or parties, will also be required from the beginning of August to enter restaurants and bars and for long journeys by train and plane.
At the Louvre in Paris, security chief Cervan de Landcher said the first morning of the health card check went well, with most visitors carrying the document and those who do not agree to a quick test for the virus.
“I was so angry … I had no idea,” said Nellie Britton, 51, after her application was rejected at the Louvre, as not enough time had passed since she was vaccinated for her entry to become valid.
“But then I calmed down and understood that there were health reasons,” he said, adding that he would look for a pharmacy to do a quick test for the virus.
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