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Last Wednesday, just after the Council of Ministers, a small group formed. There are Jean Castex, Roselyne Bachelot, Olivier Véran, Bruno Le Maire, Gérald Darmanin and Gabriel Attal. The subject of the apart: what about the vaccination of ministers. In order to inspire confidence, does the government need to be vaccinated early on and in public? On the contrary, should the ministers submit to exactly the same rules as Mr Everyone, and therefore wait their turn depending on the age groups? Not easy.
There is, in the world’s most vaccine-skeptical country, a need for leaders to lead by example. Problem, you can be sure to unleash a controversy on the air of favoritism if the ministers are vaccinated as a priority. While the participants in the exchange hesitate, Roselyne Bachelot intervenes. At the time of influenza A, she was Minister of Health and had been vaccinated in front of the cameras.
“I remember it didn’t help. The conspirators had said it was not the real vaccine in the needle but saline. Understand: communications operations will have no effect on conspiracy theorists and an uncertain impact on general public opinion.
On the other hand, being vaccinated before the others would be the guarantee to trigger the pataquès of the preferential treatment. The Prime Minister has decided. It will be vaccination like everyone else depending on age, so not immediately for most ministers. This crisis is a path of traps. This time around, the bad buzz is avoided.
Original article by : www.leparisien.fr