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World: Vaccination of Nicolas Sarkozy at 66: these questions raised

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Vaccination de Nicolas Sarkozy à 66 ans : ces questions soulevées © Bruno Bebert / Bestimage Vaccination of Nicolas Sarkozy at 66: these questions raised The first dose of vaccine administered to Nicolas Sarkozy against Covid-19 divides. According to information from BFMTV, the former president was vaccinated for medical reasons.

Since the revelations of L'Express on the vaccination of Nicolas Sarkozy, the spirits are heating up. Last month, the former president was vaccinated against Covid-19 at the Percy military hospital located in Clamart, in the Hauts-de-Seine. A treatment that went very badly , although he was not a priori one of the priority patients, since he is 66 years old . People under the age of 75, except those with risky pathologies, are not currently affected by vaccination. According to information from BFM TV, the former president was vaccinated "at the request of his doctor, for medical reasons". Nicolas Sarkozy would not therefore have gone empty-handed to the hospital, since his doctor would have provided him with "a medical prescription, which is covered by medical confidentiality". This vaccination raises several questions, in particular that of the medical history of the former president.

Covid-19: Nicolas Sarkozy was vaccinated in January

 Covid-19: Nicolas Sarkozy was vaccinated in January Your browser does not support this video The 66-year-old former head of state received the injection at the Percy military hospital , in Clamart (Hauts-de-Seine). The vaccination had been prescribed by a city doctor who invokes a high-risk pathology from which the politician would suffer. © Provided by franceinfo Nicolas Sarkozy was vaccinated against Covid-19 in January, franceinfo learned Thursday, February 18 from the Ministry of the Armed Forces, confirming information from L’Express.

In his book entitled Le temps des tempêtes, Nicolas Sarkozy had notably revealed to have been operated on for phlegmon in the throat , an acute and very painful infection of the tonsils, only three days after his divorce from Cécilia. An intervention kept secret for years ... Impossible to know the details on the health of the husband of Carla Bruni , who could therefore have kept certain elements confidential. " Nicolas Sarkozy is the same as any Frenchman : he has the right to medical confidentiality , I don't have to know", recently said the Minister of Health Olivier Véran for sweep aside the controversy, as reported by the Huffington Post.

"An unnecessary controversy"?

If for some Nicolas Sarkozy has benefited from a privilege, others denounce a misplaced curiosity. "There is only in France to see this kind of unnecessary controversy . That a former President of the Republic is vaccinated a little before the others, what does that change? And who is it? ", deplores a former minister, according to comments reported by Le Parisien. Another question was raised: should certain great servants of the State be given priority? Patrick Mignola, president of the MoDem group in the National Assembly, meanwhile ruled in the daily: "Frankly, we can also tell the truth: a President of the Republic, a Prime Minister, a President of the Assembly, a former head of state are not personalities like the others. We must stop giving in to demagoguery in egalitarianism ".

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