France should consider closing borders with UK - epidemiologist

Reuters | Paris | Updated: 11-01-2021 14:01 IST | Created: 11-01-2021 13:36 IST
France should consider closing borders with UK - epidemiologist
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France should consider closing its borders with Britain and other countries which have a strong presence of the UK variant of the coronavirus, a French epidemiologist and government adviser said on Monday.

Arnaud Fontanet, a member of the scientific council that advises the government on COVID-19 policy, also said on BFM television that to get the epidemic under control, France needs to vaccinate 10 to 15 million people by the end of March and 25 to 30 million people by the end of June.

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