Axel Kahn: "I fear that a third confinement in France is inevitable"

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The French government is not closing the door to a new confinement, the third since March 2020. © REUTERS - CHRISTIAN HARTMANN

By: Charlotte Derouin

9 min

The specter of a third reconfinement still hangs over France in the face of new, more contagious variants of the virus.

If the situation worsens, "we could have to take harsher measures, it can go as far as confinement if the situation were to require it", repeated the Minister of Health Olivier Véran on TF1.

Faced with the evolution of the epidemic, more and more doctors, epidemiologists and infectious disease specialists are calling on the government to re-define the population.

They believe the curfew is not a sufficient measure to contain the Covid-19 epidemic.

The reaction of Professor Axel Kahn, geneticist and president of the League against cancer. 

  • Coronavirus

  • French politics

  • Health and medicine

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