“Understanding the effect of confinement on living conditions”

Articulate health data and social conditions: since the start of the Covid-19 epidemic in France, no study had been launched to jointly assess the two aspects of the epidemic, and even less on the scale of the whole population. Co-led by sociologist Nathalie Bajos, director of research at Inserm, and Josiane Warszawski, epidemiologist at Inserm, […]

few business failures in France, a misleading statistic

The wave of business failures that were feared in the aftermath of the economic tsunami caused by the Covid-19 did not occur. At least not yet. This is the main finding established by the company Altares which unveiled, Wednesday, April 29, the figures recorded for the beginning of April, fifteen days after the government’s decision […]

Is it true that nicotine users contract Covid-19 less?

Hello, Many case studies demonstrate this unequivocally: smokers who contract Covid-19 have a greatly increased risk of developing severe forms of the disease. In this work, we find that the proportion of smokers is two to four times higher in severely ill patients than in those with a moderate form of the disease. On the […]

“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 […]

Hollywood, not a boulevard for women

When it comes to equality between men and women, we may well think what we want from the taste of Hollywood and its democratic gotha ​​for preach-preach activism. At its best, the documentary produced by Geena Davis (forever the gunsling tough Thelma and Louise, but also the founder of a statistical institute on gender disparities […]

Little Talanga on the banks of the Ter River | Economy

Girona has become a small Honduras. The nationals of the Central American country are, according to the last municipal register, the largest group of foreigners in the city of Girona: just over 5,300 registered; five out of every 100 inhabitants, according to data from the Catalan statistical office (Idescat). In the entire province there are […]