HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-MACRON: Coronavirus: “We are at the very beginning of the epidemic”, says Macron
PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that France was at the “very beginning” of the coronavirus epidemic, but recalled that 85% of people who will be affected will only suffer from a mild form of the disease and called quiet.
“We are at the very beginning of this epidemic. We must be very clear, lucid. The Minister of Health has never ceased to remind him,” said the head of state, after a visit to a Parisian center in Samu, at the Necker hospital.
“Here I also want to remind our fellow citizens that 85% of those who will have this virus will have a mild form and that the lucidity, the transparency that we demonstrate must be accompanied by a lot of calm,” he said. highlighted.
(Nicolas Delame and Jean-Philippe Lefief)