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Would blanket containment be a mistake?

Would blanket containment be a mistake?

Professor Jean-François Toussaint, professor of physiology, doctor at Hôtel-Dieu and Director of the IRMES, has been scrutinizing with his team of statisticians, since the very beginning of the epidemic, the avalanches of data coming to him from all over the world. For him, generalized containment would prove ineffective and lead to immense collateral damage.

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The time of daring, by Alessandro Baricco

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Faced with the coronavirus and the containment it causes, Gallimard publishes one or two "Crisis leaflets" every day, free of charge, signed by the House's leading figures such as Erik Orsenna, Sylvain Tesson, Cynthia Fleury, Régis Debray and Danièle Sallenave, in order to reflect on the questions raised by the coronavirus and the containment it causes.

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Miguel Benasayag

Thinking and acting in times of pandemic. Miguel Benasayag

Today we are witnessing a historic and unprecedented event: for the first time, the whole of humanity is producing a picture of the threat. What is at stake is the emergence of a shared experience of the fragility of ecological systems that have hitherto been denied and overwhelmed by economic interests. The coronavirus

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Coronavirus: France unequally affected

Public Health France makes available indicators for monitoring the COVID-19 epidemic by department, in order to follow the day-to-day evolution of hospitalisations in our regions and monitor the intensity of the epidemic. UP' offers you the graphs of Public Health France, revealing a national epidemic with variable geography. From

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The mask question

France advances in disguise. Not always on time for those on the front lines of priority and essential care and services, but it is increasingly visible on the streets of Paris, in particular, despite the inconsistency of the recommendations. Curious mix of security and anxiety, duality between protection and

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universal basic income

Pandemic Creates Basic Income Urgency

In addition to the health risks it poses to everyone, the Covid-19 pandemic is causing a partial or total loss of income for many. The French Movement for a Basic Income (MFRB) considers it more necessary than ever to establish a sustainable universal income. This is what Spain has just done:

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Those 100 days that changed the world

More than 70,000 dead, 4 billion people confined, a planetary fear: the three months since the first suspicions of the appearance in China of a new coronavirus have plunged the world into a scenario worthy of a disaster movie. From President Macron hammering on television "We are at war! »

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Containment makes us see our habitats in a different light...

Containment makes us see our habitats in a different light...

Whether you live in an apartment in the heart of the city or in a detached house on its outskirts, there are three types of cultural models that characterize the way you live at home. They determine the boundary between public and private spaces. They are the basis of our social identity. Finally, they organize intra-family relations in the home.

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Behind the head, by Tsolag Paloyan

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Faced with the coronavirus and the containment it causes, Gallimard publishes one or two "Crisis leaflets" every day, free of charge, signed by the House's leading figures such as Erik Orsenna, Sylvain Tesson, Cynthia Fleury, Régis Debray and Danièle Sallenave, in order to reflect on the questions raised by the coronavirus and the containment it causes.

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Change is now.

All the world's whistle-blowers, the Greta Thunberg, the IPCC experts, the green, yellow or blue activists, the defenders of the Paris Agreement, the greenest of environmentalists, all are just small arms. They are beaten to a pulp. A virus has managed to make this

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Coronavirus: Are wild animals in danger?

On April 5, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that a tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City was found to test positive for COVID-19, along with six other tigers and lions, with symptoms consistent with the disease. This detection of the new coronavirus in a wild animal is an important step in the fight against the disease.

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Treatment Race: BCG really?

Race for treatments: BCG, really?

Epidemiological studies suggest that the world's oldest vaccine, the BCG used against tuberculosis, may reduce the risk of coronavirus infection as well as the risk of severe forms of Covid-19 disease. Professor Camille Locht, director of INSERM research at the Pasteur Institute in Lille, France, is the author of this study.

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Exhortation to doctors of the plague, by Albert Camus

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Faced with the coronavirus and the containment it causes, Gallimard publishes one or two "Crisis leaflets" every day, free of charge, signed by the House's leading figures such as Erik Orsenna, Sylvain Tesson, Cynthia Fleury, Régis Debray and Danièle Sallenave, in order to reflect on the questions raised by the coronavirus and the containment it causes.

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