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Covid-19: the PCF launches a European campaign for a vaccine "accessible to all"

2020-11-30T17:33:44.976Z

The PCF, joined by “ associations, trade unionists and twelve other European political parties ”, is launching a one-year signature campaign for a vaccine or anti-Covid treatment “ accessible to all ” in Europe. Read also: 3 types of vaccine, very different, to fight against Covid-19 " We want to collect a million signatures in seven countries, " said Fabien Roussel, national secretary of the PC



The PCF, joined by “

associations, trade unionists and twelve other European political parties

”, is launching a one-year signature campaign for a vaccine or anti-Covid treatment “

accessible to all

” in Europe.

Read also: 3 types of vaccine, very different, to fight against Covid-19

"

We want to collect a million signatures in seven countries,

" said Fabien Roussel, national secretary of the PCF, Monday during a press conference, specifying that this was the threshold for the Brussels commission to be "

on duty

”to respond to the petition.

In France, the PCF is counting on the signing of “

150,000 people

”.

The # Right2cure and # PasDeProfitsurlaPandémie petition “will be accessible on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Today, the right to care and health is sacrificed on the altar of profitability and profit.

To win against this pandemic, it is vital that a vaccine is freely available to all,

”argues the PCF.

According to Roussel, "we need transparency on the vaccine"

, or

"

we know nothing about the secret negotiations between the European Commission and the six 'Big Pharma'

", the multinationals "which will put the vaccines on the market.

"We can see what is going on, we must mobilize for a free vaccine for all,"

added Dr. Patrick Pelloux, president of the Association of emergency physicians of France.

"Workers must not pay for this pandemic",

said Veda Polycarpou (Progressive Workers' Party of Cyprus)

,

"

vulnerability and suffering must not become a source of profit

", added Colm Gildernew (MP Sinn Féin, of Northern Ireland).

In France, the health authorities recommended Monday to vaccinate as a priority the residents of Ehpad (accommodation establishment for dependent elderly people) against Covid-19.

According to President Emmanuel Macron, the first stage of vaccination will begin "

probably at the end of December, beginning of January, subject to

".

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Source: lefigaro

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