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Protesters in France denounce COVID-19 health pass

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people, from families to far-right sympathizers, marched in cities across France for a fifth straight Saturday to denounce a COVID-19 health pass that is now needed to enter French restaurants, bars and sports arenas or use long-distance trains, planes or buses. Some 1,600 police …

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France’s virus pass now required in restaurants, trains

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — France took a big step Monday into a post-pandemic future by requiring people to show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can enjoy restaurants and cafes or travel by plane, train or bus across the country. The measure is part …

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France’s virus pass required for cafes, trains

[ad_1] PARIS — France is now requiring people to show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can enjoy restaurants and cafes or travel across the country. The measure is part of a government plan to encourage more people to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot …

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French police clash with anti-virus pass protesters in Paris

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Thousands in France protesting a special virus pass marched through Paris on Saturday, with French police in full riot gear using their fists to push some demonstrators back and firing tear gas against some crowds. Some 3,000 security forces deployed around the French capital for a …

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Mexican president slams Europe’s ‘excessive’ anti-coronavirus measures – POLITICO

[ad_1] MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador defended his approach to tackling coronavirus as he slammed Europe’s — and especially France’s — “excessive measures.” Speaking at a press conference Monday, the leftist president refused to bring in stricter measures to combat COVID-19 even as cases soar. “Nothing is going to …

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Europe tried to boost Covid-19 vaccine takeup with carrots. Now some leaders are breaking out the sticks

[ad_1] London CNN —   As the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in Europe shows signs of a slowdown, leaders are racing to find answers to a key dilemma of the rollout’s next phase: how to convince reluctant citizens to roll up their sleeves. From cash payments to phone data, free …

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: People queue at the Central Vaccination Center as Thailand opens walk-in for first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccination scheme for elders, people with a minimum weight of 100 kilograms and pregnant women amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) …

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French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France’s yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone to have a special virus pass to enter restaurants and mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for all health care workers. Similar protests were held in …

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Protesters opposed to COVID measures clash with police in Paris | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] More than 100,000 people protested in Australia, France, Italy and Greece on Saturday sparking clashes with police as they railed against COVID-19 measures and government sanctions against the unvaccinated aimed at prodding more people into getting jabs. Dozens of protesters were arrested after an unauthorised march in Sydney. Organisers …

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France requires COVID-19 pass for Eiffel Tower, other sites

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Visitors now need a special COVID-19 pass to ride up the Eiffel Tower or visit French museums or movie theaters, the first step in a new campaign against what the government calls a “stratospheric” rise in delta variant infections. As the new rule came into effect …

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