Pandemic. Faced with the worrying resurgence of the pandemic, particularly in the North West, the British government has decided to close pubs in Liverpool and reactivate three field hospitals set up in the spring and since put on hiatus. In China, the 9 million inhabitants of the city of Quingdao will be tested, after the discovery of six positive cases. All the information in our direct.
Return of the Donald. “I feel so powerful, I will be fine walking in there, I will kiss everyone in the audience, the beautiful men and women”. Appropriately declared negative for Covid-19 by his medical team thanks to a rapid test, Donald Trump resumed his campaign meetings in Florida. Our article.
Airbus. A year after having sanctioned it for its support for Airbus, the WTO is preparing this time to authorize the European Union to take retaliatory measures against Washington for its aid to Boeing, another twist in a commercial soap opera 16 years old. The aircraft manufacturer has also announced an agreement with its unions which should make it possible to avoid redundancies in France out of the 5,000 job cuts announced at the end of June.
To be continued
Measures. Government spokesman Gabriel Attal said it again on Monday: he “Could be additional measures” to fight the coronavirus in the most affected cities. These new restrictions will be discussed Tuesday morning during a closed-door defense council at the Elysee. The idea of a curfew seems to hold the line.
DarmaninDay. Two days before Emmanuel Macron, the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin gathered on Tuesday all the police unions, awaiting measures likely to appease the “Fed up” of the profession after a series of violence. Previously, he must also present Tuesday at midday, alongside Minister Delegate Marlène Schiappa and for the first time since his appointment, the monthly figures of crime and police activity.
Budget. MPs continue 2021 budget review with 10 billion euros in tax cuts for companies, the left criticizing the absence of ecological or social “counterparts”. The government is calling for a competitiveness policy to support the economy completely upset by the Covid-2019 crisis and to try to preserve jobs.
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Mélenchon. Despite the failures of LFI in the last polls and the episode of searches, the member of Bouches-du-Rhône intends, at 69, to walk a third time towards the Elysee. He should declare his candidacy in a few weeks. Our article.
StopCovid. Four months after its launch, Jean Castex announced on Monday, in the midst of an epidemic recovery, a new version of the controversial application for tracing contact cases so far shunned by the French. Our decryption.
psychiatry. Forced by the Constitutional Council, the government slipped into the Social Security finance bill a new legal framework making it possible to regularize restraint and isolation in a psychiatric environment, but under the supervision of the judge. Our article.
Re-infections. «The Lancet» publishes the story of a 25-year-old American whose second exposure to Sars-CoV-2 was more severe than the first. This is at least the fifteenth case of reinfection in the world. A subject closely followed by scientists. Read here.