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Former French PM, health ministers to be investigated for pandemic response

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A French court will investigate former French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and two health ministers following complaints about the governments handling of the coronavirus pandemic, Prosecutor General François Molins said today.

Philippe, former Health Minister Agnès Buzyn and outgoing Health Minister Olivier Véran will have to respond to accusations of abstaining from fighting a disaster, Le Figaro reported.

The news came during a ceremony where Philippe was passing on power to his successor, Jean Castex, who was appointed today by French President Emmanuel Macron.

There have been 90 complaints lodged against the French government since the beginning of the epidemic, according to 20Read More – Source

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