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Macron's QR Code: the caregivers at the origin of the leak "identified" by the Health Insurance

2021-09-22T14:02:49.445Z

Caregivers who shared the president's health pass have been identified, Health Insurance said. Referral of their orders p



A malicious act that will not go unpunished.

This Wednesday, the National Health Insurance Fund (Cnam) said it had "identified" the caregivers who disseminated Emmanuel Macron's QR on social networks.

A referral to their professional orders "is in progress", said the body which did not specify their identity.

Adding that their behavior is contrary "to the code of ethics which is imposed on them".

The National Council of the Order of Physicians, qualified on ethical issues in the health sector has "seized" the issue, said government spokesman Gabriel Attal.

Disciplinary consequences

In a press release posted on its website, the Order of Physicians indicates that it "immediately requested transmission by the CNAM of the identity of the doctors at the origin of this disclosure, in order to transmit them to the departmental councils of their places. exercise, which will rule on the disciplinary action to be taken, according to the procedure ”.

Adding that he will also take “in his name” sanctions against “this serious breach of medical confidentiality”.

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The QR code of Emmanuel Macron's health pass had been shared in recent days on several social networks.

It had the president's name and date of birth on it.

"There is no technical flaw in the system which led to a leak of the QR code of the President of the Republic", had wished to reassure Gabriel Attal.

All health professionals have access to the centralized computer system set up as part of the vaccination campaign, which allows in particular "to have visibility on the places and dates of vaccinations of primary doses at the time of their second dose" , said the Elysee.

Last week, it was the QR code of Prime Minister Jean Castex, which had been broadcast on social networks, according to a different procedure: Internet users had managed to scan the code from a press photo on which the head of government presented his health pass at the entrance of a public place.

The QR codes of Jean Castex and Emmanuel Macron have since been replaced.

"A person noting the fraudulent use of their pass can generate a new QR on the ameli.fr site and measures will be put in place to make these QR codes inactive", also indicates the Élysée.

Source: leparis

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