French Health Minister Olivier Veran, former prime minister Edouard Philippe, and several other officials were raided by police as part of an investigation into the handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
The investigation is part of an inquiry into the government’s handling of the Chinese coronavirus this year, as critics have accused officials of taking too long to implement widespread testing for the virus and not stressing the importance of wearing masks.
Police also raided the homes of Jérôme Salomon, the director-general of the French Health Service, and Sibeth Ndiaye, who previously served as a spokesperson for French President Emmanuel Macron, Il Giornale reports.
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Other current Macron government officials, such as current prime minister Jean Castex, are also under investigation in the probe, which questions whether the government failed to have enough