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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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It's time to dream of another world...

It's time to dream of another world...

The world is facing a tragedy like no other. It would be legitimate to think, as a result, that our horizons are clouded and more uncertain than ever. On the contrary, many people are taking advantage of this moment when time, and everyone's lives, are like

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Mr. Speaker, from Annie Ernaux

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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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Coronavirus: the crisis of our frailties

While questions remain unanswered about the coronavirus, its nature, dynamics, capacity to spread and even mutate, more is known about the characteristics of the populations first affected. The latest studies confirm that the elderly and vulnerable provide the largest numbers of people

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Gallimard's "Crisis Leaflets" are back in service

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In February 2019, Gallimard Editions launched a new collection of short current affairs essays entitled "Tracts/Gallimard". In a time when public speech has become an object of mistrust and when, moreover, the claim and argument of authority often take precedence over contradictory debate and critical reflection, the Gallimard publishing house is launching a new collection of short current affairs essays entitled "Tracts/Gallimard",

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Fearproof world

The first evidence of an alarming number of pneumonias in Wuhan, China, emerged in early January 2020. Since then, the epidemic has continued to spread across the globe, taking a toll on governments, health professionals and public opinion. Also creating an unprecedented health shock

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COVID-19: The Children's Issue

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the statistics have been consistent: the vast majority of children and young people under the age of 18 are either spared the disease or develop asymptomatic or mild forms. As the pandemic increases around the world,

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