April 16, 2021

Resuscitation: highly criticized, the Ministry of Health clings to its certainties

Olivier Véran’s ministry defends itself against the inaction lawsuit which is made against it, considering itself the victim of laws passed with purely accounting objectives voted by others.

France is at a standstill because its resuscitation capacities are insufficient. Like a year ago. Olivier Véran had yet promised 12,000 beds. “The number of resuscitation beds, increased from 5,000 in January 2020 to 7,600 today, will exceed 10,000 in the coming days”, assured Emmanuel Macron again in his address to the French on March 31. Does this mean that after a first hussar wave nothing has happened in twelve months, despite the “whatever the cost” strategy?

Everyone returns the responsibility. After the publication in the press of columns of doctors warning about the saturation of critical care beds, the controversy rose between the macronists and Martin Hirsch, director general of the AP-HP. “What is the exact number of intensive care beds that you have opened in the past six months?”, asked the deputy LREM Florian Bachelier, first quaestor of the Assembly.

The Ministry of Health, for its part, defends itself against the lawsuit in inaction which is made against it. Esteeming himself

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