In Guadeloupe, the “general strike” struggles to mobilize a large part of the population

Health professionals from the Pointe-à-Pitre University Hospital, suspended from their duties for refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19, occupy the entrance of the hospital on November 23, 2021. OLIVIER LABAN MATTEI / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” The call for a ” general strike “ to protest against the vaccination obligation of caregivers and the health … Read more

Emmanuel Macron will address the population on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Emmanuel Macron at the opening of the Destination France summit, in Paris, on November 4, 2021. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP Emmanuel Macron will address the population on Tuesday, November 9 at 8 p.m., while a resumption of the Covid-19 epidemic is confirmed in France. This speech, undoubtedly in the wake of a health … Read more

over 90% of the vaccinated population, full recovery of domestic tourism

The reopening to international tourist flows is in the sights, the Malaysia has meanwhile taken a decisive step forward on the domestic tourism front: domestic travel in fact, as announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, they resumed on 11 October, after more than 91.2% of adults all over the country he was … Read more

In Japan, Fumio Kishida takes the head of a government far from the expectations of the population

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (center) poses with his cabinet in Tokyo on Monday, October 4, 2021. STANISLAV KOGIKU / AP Fumio Kishida took the lead, Monday, October 4, of the 100e government of Japan, with the legislative elections scheduled for October 31 in their sights. This arrival comes against the backdrop of a deep … Read more

“A plunder which reduces part of the population to a form of slavery”

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. A worker at a cobalt mine in Katanga province, DRC, in 2015. KENNY KATOMBE / REUTERS Why … Read more

In the Canaries, the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to threaten the population

Cumbre Vieja volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands, September 27, 2021. DESIREE MARTIN / AFP It is a potentially dangerous phenomenon. Lava from the volcano that erupted ten days ago on the island of La Palma, in the Spanish Canary Islands, reached the ocean on the night of Tuesday 28 to Wednesday 29 September, announced the … Read more

Toxic risks in Pamiers: major fire in progress at Aubert & Duval, staff evacuated, the population confined

the essential A major fire broke out in an acid tank at the Aubert & Duval factory located in downtown Pamiers, this Friday at 6:50 a.m. The fire started in a building of 400m2. The use of chemicals on the site, which is not Seveso classified, poses the risk of toxic fumes. Staff and residents … Read more

Covid-19. Portugal close to target population for vaccination

“We are reaching the limit of the target audience to be vaccinated”, he indicates, pointing out that the goal of 85% of the Portuguese population with vaccination against full covid-19 should be reached by the end of the month, the coordinator told Agência Lusa of the ‘task-force’, vice-admiral Gouveia e Melo. The process is “even … Read more

70% of the adult population of the European Union is vaccinated

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, on August 24, 2021 in Brussels. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP The European Union has reached its target of 70% of adults fully vaccinated, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday (August 31st), on Twitter. The EU hoped to achieve this level of … Read more

“Neglecting health inequalities risks compromising the effectiveness of vaccination on the population”

Vaccination with a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech, August 13, 2021, in Montigny-le-Bretonneux (Yvelines). SARAH MEYSSONNIER / REUTERS MDespite the upheaval caused by this pandemic, the health recommendations produced and the debates in the media leave little room for social inequalities in health, while everything indicates that they will widen further as the pandemic continues. A frequently … Read more