After the AP-HP (public Assistance-Hospitals of Paris), which has accused Wednesday the 1st of July Didier Raoult have been about that can " be likened to a false testimony ", it is the turn of the scientific council, which is supporting the government and the High Authority of health (HAS) to send letters to the national Assembly. "To the following statements from the Pr Raoult before the commission of inquiry on June 24, 2020, the members of the scientific council Covid-19 see his remarks and insinuations as libelous and without basis ", one can read in this letter dated 30 June and written by the president of the scientific council, and Jean-François Delfraissy.
It is addressed to the president of the commission, Brigitte Bourguignon, its rapporteur, Eric Ciotti, and the chairman of the Meeting, Richard Ferrand. This letter, to which are associated with 12 of the 13 members of the scientific council, points particularly the charges of conflict of interest brought by Didier Raoult at the hearing. According to the Pr Delfraissy, professor Raoult has shown "some form of" intent to deceive "members of the commission" entreten[ing] repeatedly a confusion between the concepts yet distinct relationships and conflicts of interest ".PUB AFTER PARAGRAPH 2
"the members of The scientific council wish to express their sharp disapproval at the place of baseless claims held by the Pr Raoult yet under oath, as well as about clearly outrageous that the intentions and claims seem to no longer be in the registry of the science," concludes the letter. The Pr Raoult had briefly been part of the scientific council, set up in early march, before leaving.PUB AFTER PARAGRAPH 4
In a separate post dated July 1 and addressed to Richard Ferrand, the president of the HAS, Dominique Le Guludec, also disputes the words of the Pr Raoult on conflict of interest. "To say in front of the national representation, vague and unsupported, that the HAS is subject to conflicts of interest very seriously is the slander," writes the Pr Guludec. "I could not accept that the reputation of the High health Authority, its professionalism and its integrity being questioned with such lightness on the occasion of a moment as important as that of a hearing by the parliamentarians," she concludes.
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