New French health minister takes up post with raised profile
Monday, 17 February 2020 Incoming French health minister, Olivier Veran, a lawmaker and doctor, was handed the keys to his new ministry on Monday while it is in middle of dealing with the threat of coronavirus. His predecessor Agnes Buzyn, was named a Paris mayoral candidate Sunday, a late entry by the country’s governing party after the original contender […]
A tearful French health minister quit her job on Monday to save the governing party's bid for the Paris mayoralty after the previous candidate's campaign was sunk in under 48 hours by a sexting scandal. Emer McCarthy reports.