Jean-Daniel Flaysakier died Thursday, October 7.

DEATH – Jean-Daniel Flaysakier has passed away. In an article published this Monday, October 11, the newspaper The sands explains that the former journalist from France 2, who retired in 2018, died Thursday, October 7 following an illness on a beach in Sables-d’Olonne, in Vendée, where his body was found.

Originally from Tours, he was mainly known for his interventions on television in the field of medicine and health since the 1980s. The one who regularly wore a bow tie on the air officiated in particular in the program of William Leymergie Telematin, on TV news and in Correspondent.

Followed by nearly 40,000 people on Twitter, he was very active on the social network, a platform on which he shared, since the start of the health crisis, his recommendations. “Jean-Daniel Flaysakier was above all a doctor”, as emphasized by France 2, which paid him homage in his “1pm”. For example, he went to Africa to participate in the hepatitis B vaccination.

“An inexhaustible thirst for learning”

Last March, he had, on the set of “C à vous”, expressed his fears with regard to the low rate of vaccination among nursing staff in France. “We cannot be happy to have nursing homes in which we have a formidable vaccination rate and think that only 20% of the people who take care of these elderly people are vaccinated”, he had launched live.

The former journalist, who died at the age of 70, retired from the profession three years ago. As the weekly recalls, he was a regular at Les Sables-d’Olonne for his holidays. In 2017, he was notably the godfather of the health conference held in the seaside resort.

In recent years, the one who had worked in an oncology department worked at the Gustave Roussy Institute with women suffering from breast cancer. “A caregiver whose thirst for learning was inexhaustible, commensurate with the talent he showed to make medicine familiar to us,” concludes France 2.

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