Macron-Raoult meeting: "The president does" and at the same time "with chloroquine"

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The meeting between Emmanuel Macron and Didier Raoult was held far from the journalists. April 9, 2020 in Marseille. Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP

By: Florent Guignard

Emmanuel Macron went to Marseille on Thursday to meet Didier Raoult, the most famous microbiologist in France since he has used hydroxychloroquine as a treatment against Covid-19. The infectious disease specialist presented him with the latest study from his services, which he says confirms the effectiveness of this medication as soon as the first symptoms appear. Results of which a certain number of doctors and scientists question the scope. Would the president's visit to the IHU Méditerranée Infection be a sign of change or a communication coup? Elements of response with Philippe Moreau-Chevrolet, professor of political communication at Sciences Po and president of MCBG Conseil.


" Emmanuel Macron does not want to alienate what is becoming a " chloroquine pole " in public opinion . "

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  • Coronavirus
  • Emmanuel Macron
  • French politics
  • Health and Medicine

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