Coronavirus live news: France health worker vaccine mandate comes into effect; healthcare rationing ‘imminent’ for Idaho

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5.54am BST

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The French government faces a stand-off with tens of thousands of health workers and carers Wednesday over a new rule requiring them to receive a Covid-19 vaccine or face suspension without pay.

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