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France’s former health minister charged over handling of Covid crisis

Agnès Buzyn accused of ‘endangering the lives of others’ after early statements minimised risk of pandemic

France’s former health minister Agnès Buzyn has been charged over her handling of the Covid-19 pandemic after investigators at a special court in Paris concluded there were grounds to prosecute her.

Buzyn has been charged with “endangering the lives of others”, according to the prosecutor in a special court that deals with ministerial accountability. A second possible offence of “failure to stop a disaster” was not brought.

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