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HASurélien Rousseau goes to go away. Government spokesperson Olivier Véran confirmed on Wednesday the resignation of the Minister of Health, “absent this morning at the Council of Ministers”, changed “on an interim basis” by the present Minister Delegate accountable for Health Professions, Agnès Firmin-Le Bodo.

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“There is no ministerial revolt movement,” assured Olivier Véran, in the course of the report of the council of ministers, the day after the vote in Parliament on the immigration invoice, strongly criticized by the left and applauded by the correct and the acute proper.

Aurélien Rousseau, 47, was appointed Minister of Health simply 5 months in the past, on July 20, succeeding emergency physician François Braun. He was beforehand chief of workers to Élisabeth Borne at Matignon.

“A lot of friendship” for Aurélien Rousseau

Agnès Firmin-Le Bodo, 55, pharmacist and member of Édouard Philippe’s Horizons social gathering, was till now Minister Delegate accountable for Territorial Organization and Health Professions since July 2022.

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