Death of Jean-Daniel Flaysakier, health journalist and figure of the PAF

Health journalist Jean-Daniel Flaysakier died at the age of 70. His body was found on one of the beaches in Sables d’Olonne. He had marked the media world …

Jean-Daniel Flaysakier is deceased at 70 after making a malaise. His body was found on October 7 on a Sables d’Olonne beach, where he used to go, according to the Sables-Vendée Journal. The health journalist, famous for his interventions on Telematin as well as on the Journal of France 2, has marked a myriad of viewers with its bonhomme allure and its iconic bow tie. On October 11, in the Journal du 13H, Julian Bugier greeted “a voice and a face that you know, our favorite doctor […] a colleague, a friend“.

Jean-Daniel Flaysakier: between medicine and the media

Jean-Daniel Flajszakier, whose real name is, in his early years was a doctor who graduated from the Faculty of Tours and worked on the development of first hepatitis B vaccine. Over the years, he let himself be seduced by the written press, then discovered the world of audiovisual media. From 1985 to 1991, he served as health columnist on the show Telematin, then becomes deputy editor at France 2, while at the same time continuing his medical activities.
On October 31, 2018, he took his retirement and quit the world of television. But it is not resting on its laurels so far. He collaborates with the Gustave Roussy Institute in order to help in the fight against breast cancer and offers help to healthcare staff, in vaccination centers, at the heart of the health crisis. The love of medicine has never left Jean-Daniel Flaysakier

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