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a 16-year-old teenager arrested after the power outage at a vaccination center, the 3,500 reusable doses


The young man was arrested near the Audincourt vaccination center, the target of a power outage on Sunday, July 18. The approximately 3,500 doses of Pfizer vaccine currently stored can be injected.

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A 16-year-old teenager was arrested on Tuesday, July 20, two days after the power outage at a vaccination center in Doubs, Franceinfo learned from a police source on Wednesday, July 21. On Sunday, July 18, the circuit breakers and the emergency generator were hit.

According to the mayor of the city, the young man, who will turn 17 in a few days, has been arrested by the municipal police team that monitors the Audincourt site. Known to the police, the adolescent “turned around the place” and was recognized by municipal officials, the elected official explains to France Bleu Belfort-Montbéliard.

The 3,500 doses of Pfizer vaccine kept in the vaccine center refrigerators can finally be used. “The integrity of these vaccines has been preserved”, the director of the ARS of Bourgogne Franche-Comté welcomes Pierre Pribile in France Bleu. The doses were analyzed by the hospital’s central pharmacy after the power failure. “These centers save lives every day. Attacking these centers is attacking people’s lives.”, Pierre Pribile also responded.

Other demotions of vaccination centers have taken place in recent days, recalls France Bleu Belfort-Montbéliard. Particularly in the tent in the center of Urrugne, which burned down in the Basque Country. In Lans-en-Vercors, in Isère, a village house that was to serve as a vaccination center was destroyed.

The vaccination center of Audincourt, it shines in the south of the agglomeration of Montbéliard, an urban area of ​​​​about 70,000 inhabitants.


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