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Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Zmeselo » 04 Apr 2020, 06:42



Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Two doctors spark criticism for discussing in a TV show the idea of testing a vaccine for the coronavirus in Africa.

By Rebecca Rosman

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/04/ ... 04466.html

3 hours ago


Africa is currently the continent least affected by COVID-19, with nearly 7,500 cases and more than 320 deaths [File: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP]

Two French doctors have been accused of racism for suggesting that a potential vaccine for coronavirus should first be tested on people in Africa.

The comments were made on the French television channel, LCI, during a discussion on Wednesday about COVID-19 trials set to be launched in Europe and Australia to see if the BCG tuberculosis vaccine could be used to treat the virus.
It may be provocative. Should we not do this study in Africa where there are no masks, no treatment or intensive care, a little bit like it's been done for certain AIDS studies, where among prostitutes, we try things, because we know that they are highly exposed and don't protect themselves?
said Jean-Paul Mira, head of the intensive care unit at the Cochin Hospital in Paris.

Camille Locht, research director at France's national health institute, Inserm, agreed:
You are right. And by the way, we are thinking of in parallel about a study in Africa using this same approach.


It did not take long for the backlash to begin on social media.
Africa isn't a testing lab,
Ivorian professional football player Didier Drogba, who used to play for Chelsea, wrote on Twitter.
I would like to vividly denounce those demeaning, false and most of all deeply racist words.
Olivier Faure, of France's Socialist Party, said the marks were hardly a provocation.
It's not provocation, it's just racism,
he wrote on Twitter.
Africa is not the laboratory of Europe. Africans are not rats!
The anti-racism group SOS Racisme called on France's media regulator, the Conseil Supérieur de L’Audiovisuel (CSA), to formally condemn the remarks.

The group issued a statement saying,
No, Africans aren't guinea pigs,


adding that comparison with AIDS and prostitutes was "problematic" and "unwelcome".

Meanwhile, Le Club des avocats au Maroc, a Moroccan lawyers' collective, said it was suing Jean-Paul Mira for racial defamation.

'Distorted video'

On Twitter, Inserm, Locht's employer, posted a statement accompanied by the hashtag #FakeNews, writing that the remarks were taken out of context.
A distorted video, taken from an interview on LCI with one of our researchers about a study on the potential use of the BCG vaccine against COVID-19, is now the subject of erroneous interpretation,
the statement said.

It added that Africa
shouldn't be forgotten or excluded from this research because the pandemic is global.
Mira later apologised in a statement published by his employer.
I want to present all my apologies to those who were hurt, shocked and felt insulted by the remarks that I clumsily expressed on LCI this week,
he said.

In an interview with the Huffington Post, Mira further clarified:
Africa could be even more exposed to serious forms of harm because there will be so few masks and little confinement because of societal structure.
It seemed interesting to me that in addition to France and Australia, an African country could participate in this study which I had never heard of before hearing about it on the show,
he added.

Africa is currently the continent least affected by COVID-19, with nearly 7,500 cases and about 320 deaths, though there are fears that the number of undetected cases is low due to a lack of testing.

Experts warn that poor health systems in many African countries could lead to a disaster in the event of a severe coronavirus outbreak.

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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

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Post by Awash » 04 Apr 2020, 16:56

Oh, you poor thing. Why don't you worry about fascism and brutal dictatorship instead? Mushmush Agame.
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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Selam/ » 04 Apr 2020, 17:09

I take it as “ok” to volunteer for the test. Worada!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 16:56
Oh, you poor thing. Why don't you worry about fascism and brutal dictatorship instead? Mushmush Agame.
Where did all the money go???

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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Awash » 04 Apr 2020, 17:10

Mushmush Agame wedi komarit,
Release the prisoners.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:09
I take it as “ok” to volunteer for the test. Worada!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 16:56
Oh, you poor thing. Why don't you worry about fascism and brutal dictatorship instead? Mushmush Agame.
Where did all the money go???

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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Selam/ » 04 Apr 2020, 17:21

Woyane rat - what prisoner?

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:10
Mushmush Agame wedi komarit,
Release the prisoners.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:09
I take it as “ok” to volunteer for the test. Worada!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 16:56
Oh, you poor thing. Why don't you worry about fascism and brutal dictatorship instead? Mushmush Agame.
Where did all the money go???


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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Awash » 04 Apr 2020, 18:10

Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.
https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pag ... eFceJsPJyU

Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:21
Woyane rat - what prisoner?

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:10
Mushmush Agame wedi komarit,
Release the prisoners.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:09
I take it as “ok” to volunteer for the test. Worada!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 16:56
Oh, you poor thing. Why don't you worry about fascism and brutal dictatorship instead? Mushmush Agame.
Where did all the money go???
Last edited by Awash on 04 Apr 2020, 18:14, edited 1 time in total.


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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Selam/ » 04 Apr 2020, 18:18

Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:10
Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:21
Woyane rat - what prisoner?

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:10
Mushmush Agame wedi komarit,
Release the prisoners.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:09
I take it as “ok” to volunteer for the test. Worada!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 16:56
Oh, you poor thing. Why don't you worry about fascism and brutal dictatorship instead? Mushmush Agame.
Where did all the money go???

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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Awash » 04 Apr 2020, 19:23

Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:10
Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:21
Woyane rat - what prisoner?

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:10
Mushmush Agame wedi komarit,
Release the prisoners.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:09
I take it as “ok” to volunteer for the test. Worada!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 16:56
Oh, you poor thing. Why don't you worry about fascism and brutal dictatorship instead? Mushmush Agame.
Where did all the money go???

Selam/
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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Selam/ » 04 Apr 2020, 19:35

Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:10
Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:21
Woyane rat - what prisoner?

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:10
Mushmush Agame wedi komarit,
Release the prisoners.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:09
I take it as “ok” to volunteer for the test. Worada!


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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Awash » 05 Apr 2020, 02:54

ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ :lol: :mrgreen: You moron see weyane under the bed. You must have been molested by some aggamiddo. Go to sleep, you moron, and watch your asz before wedi komarit molest it again. Fessfassat Agame. :mrgreen: :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:35
Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:10
Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:21
Woyane rat - what prisoner?

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:10
Mushmush Agame wedi komarit,
Release the prisoners.

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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Zmeselo » 05 Apr 2020, 03:00

We know you adwa mllt mafiosi hate the agame, the tembien etc.

So no surprises if you use the word agame as an insult, but that will not magically turn you into an Eritrean.

Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 02:54
ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ :lol: :mrgreen: You moron see weyane under the bed. You must have been molested by some aggamiddo. Go to sleep, you moron, and watch your asz before wedi komarit molest it again. Fessfassat Agame. :mrgreen: :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:35
Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:10
Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:21
Woyane rat - what prisoner?


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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Awash » 05 Apr 2020, 08:18

:lol: :mrgreen:
Zmeselo wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 03:00
We know you adwa mllt mafiosi hate the agame, the tembien etc.

So no surprises if you use the word agame as an insult, but that will not magically turn you into an Eritrean.

Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 02:54
ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ :lol: :mrgreen: You moron see weyane under the bed. You must have been molested by some aggamiddo. Go to sleep, you moron, and watch your asz before wedi komarit molest it again. Fessfassat Agame. :mrgreen: :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:35
Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:10
Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.

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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Selam/ » 05 Apr 2020, 08:25

Squeaky Woyane rat - you disgusting mfkrs don’t have any societal base. No one likes you. Please translate ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ and don’t forget to squeak for me. 😂 😂 😂
Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 02:54
ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ :lol: :mrgreen: You moron see weyane under the bed. You must have been molested by some aggamiddo. Go to sleep, you moron, and watch your asz before wedi komarit molest it again. Fessfassat Agame. :mrgreen: :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:35
Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:10
Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 17:21
Woyane rat - what prisoner?


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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Awash » 05 Apr 2020, 08:33

:lol: :mrgreen:
Ugum shabo diaspora :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 08:25
Squeaky Woyane rat - you disgusting mfkrs don’t have any societal base. No one likes you. Please translate ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ and don’t forget to squeak for me. 😂 😂 😂
Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 02:54
ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ :lol: :mrgreen: You moron see weyane under the bed. You must have been molested by some aggamiddo. Go to sleep, you moron, and watch your asz before wedi komarit molest it again. Fessfassat Agame. :mrgreen: :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:35
Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!

Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:10
Moron, wedi komarit:
Go back to your village, idiot.

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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Selam/ » 05 Apr 2020, 08:37

Wosifatam Woyane- Do you think I give a sh!t about PIA? He is a foreign country leader and a TPLF nightmare. Deal with him and continue to squeak like a woyane rat that you’re. Squeak!
Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 08:33
:lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 08:25
Squeaky Woyane rat - you disgusting mfkrs don’t have any societal base. No one likes you. Please translate ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ and don’t forget to squeak for me. 😂 😂 😂
Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 02:54
ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ :lol: :mrgreen: You moron see weyane under the bed. You must have been molested by some aggamiddo. Go to sleep, you moron, and watch your asz before wedi komarit molest it again. Fessfassat Agame. :mrgreen: :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:35
Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!



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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Zmeselo » 05 Apr 2020, 08:37

I rest my case!

Who trusts, the words of an adwa criminal? Another adwa criminal!

Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 08:18
:lol: :mrgreen:
Zmeselo wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 03:00
We know you adwa mllt mafiosi hate the agame, the tembien etc.

So no surprises if you use the word agame as an insult, but that will not magically turn you into an Eritrean.

Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 02:54
ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ :lol: :mrgreen: You moron see weyane under the bed. You must have been molested by some aggamiddo. Go to sleep, you moron, and watch your asz before wedi komarit molest it again. Fessfassat Agame. :mrgreen: :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:35
Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 18:18
Smart asz Woyane rat - where is my village?

Vaccine test - Prisoner - Village - ?

The above pattern of yours looks exactly like the movement of a rat specimen: Sought for vaccine test, kept in cage and then let go into her burrows with a radar on anu’s. I now hear your squeaking around the border city of Zalambesa. Watch out! Ascaris told me that they will taxidermy you. Squeak!



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Re: Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Post by Awash » 05 Apr 2020, 08:45

Who trusts the savage Agame junta? Another Agame wedi komarit
Zmeselo wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 08:37
I rest my case!

Who trusts, the words of an adwa criminal? Another adwa criminal!

Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 08:18
:lol: :mrgreen:
Zmeselo wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 03:00
We know you adwa mllt mafiosi hate the agame, the tembien etc.

So no surprises if you use the word agame as an insult, but that will not magically turn you into an Eritrean.

Awash wrote:
05 Apr 2020, 02:54
ጸማም ሓደ ደርፉ :lol: :mrgreen: You moron see weyane under the bed. You must have been molested by some aggamiddo. Go to sleep, you moron, and watch your asz before wedi komarit molest it again. Fessfassat Agame. :mrgreen: :lol:
Selam/ wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:35
Duldum Woyane - what was my other name or character? Wushu!
Awash wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 19:23
Wesffattam shabo,
You change to another nick again? Anybody could tell you're the same smart asz Agame shabo pretending to be somrthing else. Go back to your village and try to fool some gullible peasant i.e. shabo stooge. :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:

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