New Health minister appointed

New Health minister appointed - Olivier Véran, has been appointed as France’s new Health minister replacing Agnès Buzyn who is now running for mayor of Paris following a sexting scandal with the previous candidate, and ally of French President Emmanuel Macron, Benjamin Griveaux.  39-year-old Olivier Véran a neurologist, is faced with several problems as he takes over the position, including the current hospital crisis in France and the epidemic of the coronavirus Covid-19.

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