Guest of the "Grand Rendez-vous" on Europe 1, the former Prime Minister and current municipal councilor in Barcelona Manuel Valls returned to the management of the coronavirus health crisis in France. Asked about the low stocks of surgical masks and FFP2 in France, he explains that no "State had foreseen such a pandemic", but he recognizes that it will be necessary "to go back on the choices of the last years"


At the microphone of Europe 1, in  Le Grand Rendez-vous,  former Prime Minister Manuel Valls returned on Sunday to state stocks of surgical masks and FFP2, while France risks running out of them for the start of deconfinement . The government of Manuel Valls, and more broadly the executive led by François Hollande from 2012 to 2017, are accused of having failed to keep the strategic stocks of masks formed during the 2009 avian flu crisis. 

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"We will have to go back to what has happened in recent years. The choices that were made in 2011 and 2013 to decentralize the organization of mask stocks must be questioned," said Manuel Valls. "With the utmost modesty, without giving lessons, I mean that no state was really prepared for such a pandemic and no one had planned to wear masks for all French people," he said. . 

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