Doctors warn of ‘unstable’ situation as Tunisia battles virus surge


FRANCE 24 English

Published on Jul 22, 2021

#Tunisia‘s government stumbled deeper into crisis on Wednesday over its handling of the #coronavirus pandemic, after premier Hichem Mechichi fired the health minister amid skyrocketing cases in the North African country. #Mechichi, whose office announced Faouzi Mehdi’s sacking on Tuesday evening, slammed the minister’s performance, pinpointing #oxygen shortages at Tunisian hospitals and a slow rollout of vaccines. France 24’s reporters Claire Paccalin and Karim Yahiaoui tells us more.

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