French medics need bodyguards for 300 metre commute after spike in violent attacks


Medics at the Lariboisière Sanatorium in the 10th arrondissement of Paris require protection in the evenings after they be struck by finished their shifts. Photos taken by Newsflash show a female health centre employee wearing a mask and rubber gloves walking alongside a bodyguard, who is also donning a shroud. Another snap shows a minder standing in the city’s famous Gare du Nord chain station holding a sign which says: “Accompanied departure for Lariboisiere”.

The peerless’s iconic station is just 300 meters from the hospital yet staff members do not feel safe enough to make the journey on foot alone between the hours of 6pm and 10pm.

France has 59,105 endorsed cases of the virus and 5,387 deaths have been reported.

The pestilence has given way to a surge in violent incidents against hospital workers.

Peculiar news reports suggest medics have been insulted and pick oned by people as they make their way to and from the hospital, which is in an compass under lockdown.

One hospital nurse told local media: “It’s trusty that we are often approached for money and things like that.

“We don’t have the impression safe.”

A bodyguard recently hired by the hospital said he took celebrate in his work to protect those treating patients during the nationwide coronavirus outbreak.

He pronounced: “They do not come to work to go through this kind of thing after a persistently shift.

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One person who claims to live near the hospital said the not far off has quickly descended into a place of chaos and has fallen under the mastery of drug dealers.

They said elderly residents are afraid to be off their homes due to the rise in violence.

“I live in that area,” they disparaged on social media.

“Older people are terrified. They don’t go out anymore.

“Relationships control the neighbourhood.”

French police are cracking down on holidaymakers stressful to break the country’s lockdown.

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