A vaccination campaign in college against the papillomavirus
Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday February 28 the implementation of a “generalized” free vaccination campaign in colleges for fifth-grade students in order to eradicate the papillomavirus, which causes sexually transmitted infections and which is responsible each year for more of 6,000 cases of cancer. Vaccination is now recommended for girls and boys between the ages of 11 and 14. At the end of 2021, 45.8% of 15-year-old girls were vaccinated, and only 6% of boys of the same age, while the ten-year cancer control strategy 2021-2030 aims for a target of 80% within seven years. .
Hosting Ukrainians cost 634 million euros in 2022
The reception of displaced Ukrainians in 2022 cost France around 634 million euros in allowances, accommodation and social benefits, the Court of Auditors estimated on Tuesday, in a flash audit report calling on the State to “better supervise citizen accommodation. The cost of this support represents on average “almost double that of the systems offered to traditional asylum seekers”, the report also underlined.
Erlanger Street fire: the accused appeals
Essia Boularès, sentenced Thursday to twenty-five years of criminal imprisonment for having caused the fire which killed 10 rue Erlanger in Paris in February 2019, appealed, AFP learned on Tuesday February 28. The 44-year-old woman, who suffers from addictions and psychiatric disorders, admitted during her trial to having set fire to her building in the 16th arrondissement after a dispute with a neighbor. At the end of the verdict, the defense had castigated “a sentence of social elimination”.
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