Emmanuel Macron and Jean Castex, at the Elysée Palace on November 17, 2020.

Coronavirus: Emmanuel Macron Wants to End “Uncertainty” Over Restrictions

CONFINEMENT: Even if he should not announce a deconfinement Tuesday evening, the Head of State believes that it is necessary “of consistency, clarity, a course” While his speech on the health crisis will take place on Tuesday evening, Emmanuel Macron is already starting to distill part of his message in the press in order to prepare the ground. The […]

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Prime Minister Jean Castex says bars and restaurants wont open after confinement

Confinement: “We Will Not Reopen Restaurants and Bars around December 1,” says Jean Castex

HEALTH CRISIS: Prime Minister Jean Castex was travelling to Dijon this Saturday in the company of Olivier Véran, Minister of Solidarity and Health, and Alain Griset, Minister for Small and Medium Enterprises Prime Minister Jean Castex confirmed this Saturday the horizon of a reopening “around December 1st” of shops, “but not restaurants and bars  “, while maintaining an […]

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In the meantime, small traders have set up Click & Collect, as here in Rueil-Malmaison, in the Hauts-de-Seine.

Confinement: Traders Want to be Able to Open “Every Sunday” in December

CORONAVIRUS: In an open letter to Emmanuel Macron, federations of traders claim “the possibility of opening every Sunday” in December, while the head of state is to announce Tuesday an adaptation of the rules of confinement After the announcement of the postponement of “Black Friday” , several federations of traders asked this Saturday in an open letter to Emmanuel […]

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A laboratory participating in the search for a vaccine in Shenyang, China.

Coronavirus: Two Chinese Vaccines Already Administered to a Million People

EPIDEMIC: China has allowed inoculations of unauthorized vaccines for the coronavirus to certain people since this summer wo experimental anti-Covid vaccines from the Chinese firm Sinopharm have already been administered “urgently” to nearly a million people, the pharmaceutical company said on Friday, without however providing clinical data showing their effectiveness. For needs deemed urgent – such as employees and students going abroad, or […]

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Sanitary instructions inside a bcoach

Confinement: With the Decline in Travel, Coach Operators are at a Standstill

TRANSPORT: The coach travel sector suffers in particular from the absence of tourists during the coronavirus epidemic Coach passenger transport companies lost an average of 80% of their turnover in 2020. The forecasts for 2021 are not optimistic, and professionals are asking for guarantees from the state. The profession is particularly dependent on tourism, which has […]

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Coronavirus: The European Union could give the green light in December to Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines

Coronavirus: European Union Could Give the Green Light in December to Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech Vaccines

HEALTH: Coronavirus vaccine approval in mid-December according to the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen Moderna had put pressure on Europe. But the European Union wants to show that it is on time: the European regulator could give the green light from mid-December to market the anti-Covid-19 vaccines developed by the American start-up Moderna and by the alliance […]

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Has plans of a third confinement been leaked ?

Coronavirus: Towards a “third confinement”? This “Information Note” Did Not Leak from the Ministry of the Interior

TRUE OR FALSE: A document presented as an “information note” from the general direction of civil society mentions a “third confinement” in March 2021, followed by a mass vaccination campaign. He warns of the risk of a “climate of protest” in France. Several viral publications on social networks circulate a document presenting itself as an “information note” […]

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Illustration of a Covid-19 intervention at the Lille University Hospital, in April 2020.

Coronavirus in Hauts-de-France: The Health Situation is Improving, but Intensive Care Services Remain Congested

HEALTH: The Regional Health Agency in Hauts-de-France decides to gradually reschedule medical interventions in hospitals due to the Coronavirus epidemic The epidemiological and health situation is improving a little. So much so that the Hauts-de-France Regional Health Agency (ARS) announces “the gradual reprogramming of interventions” in hospitals. But if the coronavirus circulates less, the resuscitation services are still close […]

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An AstraZeneca plant in Boulder, Colorado

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca Vaccine Shows Encouraging Results in Older People

EPIDEMIC: The immune response in elderly patients is said to be identical to that elicited in young people, according to preliminary results to be confirmed in phase 3 Hope in the face of the coronavirus epidemic. AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford said their vaccine against the coronavirus Covid-19 caused a good immune response in the elderly, particularly at risk from the […]

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Coronavirus in Belgium: “For the First Time in Weeks”, All Indicators are Down

PANDEMIC:  Very affected by the coronavirus epidemic, Belgium went from first to 14th position in Europe in number of infections The coronavirus epidemic shows encouraging signs of decline in Belgium welcomed the health authorities. All indicators are down in this country that has been reconfigured since the end of October to fight against Covid-19 . “For the first time in weeks, if not […]

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