France’s public deficit reduced to nearly 7% of GDP in 2021

Olivier Dussopt, the Minister of Public Accounts, on the steps of the Elysée, in Paris, January 5, 2022. SARAH MEYSSONNIER / REUTERS France’s public deficit will ultimately be “close to 7%” gross domestic product (GDP) in 2021, said Olivier Dussopt, the Minister of Public Accounts at Sunday newspaper (JDD) of January 16, while the government … Read more

the isolation period reduced to seven days for vaccinees who test positive

Olivier Véran, the Minister of Health, at a press conference on measures to combat Covid-19, in Paris, on December 27, 2021. JULIEN MUGUET FOR “THE WORLD” The decision was awaited. The isolation rules for vaccinated people who test positive for Covid-19 will be lightened from Monday, January 3: the quarantine is reduced to seven days, … Read more

the isolation period reduced to seven days for vaccinees who test positive

The Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, in Paris, December 10, 2020. POOL / REUTERS People positive for Covid-19 will have to isolate themselves for a period of between seven and ten days, under a simplified protocol, said French Minister of Health Olivier Véran in an interview with Sunday newspaper dated January 2. As the Omicron … Read more

The Covid-19 pandemic reduced our consumption of antibiotics by 18%

A pharmacy in Pointe-à-Pitre, in July 2021. YANNICK MONDELO / AFP This is one of the rare positive fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020 in France, the consumption of antibiotics for human use fell by 17%, in number of daily doses, and by 18%, in number of prescriptions. A drop revealed Tuesday, November 16 … Read more

the health pass will not be reduced “before November 15”, announces government spokesman Gabriel Attal

Find here all of our live # COVID_19 14h17 : “The elderly, people with comorbidities, there are still a very high number, probably close to a million, who have still not been vaccinated”, worries the epidemiologist Yves Buisson, who does not want to hear about the end of the sanitary pass. 14h20 : While we … Read more

London grants a reduced number of licenses to the French, Paris denounces “inadmissible decisions”

Demonstration of a French fishing vessel in Saint Helier, the capital of the Channel Island of Jersey, on May 6, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP For fishermen and the French government, the account is not there. Gabriel Attal, the government spokesperson denounced, Wednesday, September 29, “Totally unacceptable and inadmissible decisions” after the refusal of the … Read more

At the cinema, attendance reduced by half after the establishment of the health pass

A cinema in Paris, July 25, 2021. RAFAEL YAGHOBZADEH / AP The implementation, on July 21, of the health pass, which attests to a complete vaccination or a negative test in places of leisure and culture that accommodate more than 50 people, destabilizes the cinema. Attendance in theaters fell by 42.4%, to 2.2 million spectators, … Read more