Vaccine pass: Taubira says it respects the “government's choice”

The possible left-wing presidential candidate Christiane Taubira said on Saturday that the government was “in its role when it chooses the vaccination pass and not compulsory vaccination” but that it had to “ensure the means” in healthcare. his choices.

Visiting the Ile-de-France city of Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis) the day after her video where she says “consider” a candidacy in 2022 to bring together left, the former Minister of Justice underlined that the government had a “scientific committee which allows it to make the best choices because obviously there are no objective, scientific, material elements”.

“When the government, in its role, in its place, under its responsibility, chooses to transform the health pass into a vaccination pass and does not choose compulsory vaccination, it must nevertheless provide public hospital services and resources in terms of staff and capacity for reception and care that suit the political choices it makes “, she added.

” Parliament will play its role “, she added. she continued, without saying precisely whether she was for or against.

Asked in September about the fact that she did not call on the Guyanese to be vaccinated, she replied: “I am a politician who is not in office and who therefore does not have the information that would allow him formally either to give instructions, or to consider that in view of these elements of information I consider that I hold a responsible statement “.

Friday, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced that a bill would be presented” at the beginning of January “to transform the health pass into a vaccination pass, a negative test no longer sufficient to enter places subject to the pass (restaurants, museums, cinema, etc.)

The introduction of a health pass had raised heated debates in Parliament, which extended in November this pass until 31 July 2022, i.e. after the presidential election in April.