“The great inventory of flagrant untruths about chloroquine”

End of February 2020. The first Frenchman who had not recently traveled abroad died in the Oise. For doctors worried about what’s going on in China, this is the red alert. Despite posters posted by Agnès Buzyn at airports, the coronavirus has entered French territory. No one knew at the time how it would be […]

“The elephant in the room” – Liberation

This diary started just before confinement, four weeks ago, and yet I barely touched on “The elephant in the room”, “The elephant in the room”. This English expression indicates an important, obvious, possibly risky subject, of which everyone notes the existence but which nobody dares to mention, for fear of the consequences. Our elephant is […]

Does Emmanuel Macron bet on chloroquine against Corona?

Hope for millions: Didier Raoult in his office. Picture: AFP Didier Raoult is now France’s most famous medical doctor. He believes he has a cure for Covid-19. It was cut long by the Parisian establishment. Now Macron even stops by. VHe is regarded as a miracle healer by many French people. Now President Emmanuel Macron […]

little by little, the government is reassessing its doctrine

So not a turnaround, but a “Doctrine reassessment”, assures Olivier Véran, Minister of Health. Everyone will think what they want, the fact remains that the idea of ​​encouraging the general public to wear a mask to fight the spread of Covid-19 is gradually gaining ground. Asked Saturday about this possible inflection, the Director General of […]

Justice investigates Russian action artist Pyotr Pavlensky

Pyotr Pavlensky The Paris judiciary is investigating the Russian artist: Pavlensky is known for radical actions. (Photo: AFP) Paris The investigation into the scandal of intimate videos of the Paris mayor candidate Benjamin Griveaux is in the next round. An investigation was launched against Russian action artist Pyotr Pavlenski for violating privacy and the illegal […]

Hospital staff once again shout their distress in the street

Despite the government’s emergency plan unveiled in late November, professionals are demanding more resources and more people from the public. On a fourth day of mobilization, protesters denounce the crisis in the public hospital on Friday in Paris. SEBASTIEN SORIANO / Le Figaro Despite the “emergency plan for the public hospital” unveiled on November 21 […]

now eleven confirmed cases in France

Wuhan coronavirus continues to grow worldwide with 37,592 officially registered patients. The death toll of 814 now exceeds that of the first epidemic caused by a coronavirus, the SARS, which had killed 774 people in 2002-2003. In France, the number of patients has also increased with the discovery of five Britons infected with the coronavirus […]