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India

Caroline Pailliez

In France's race for virus masks, old people lost out

12 May 2020

PARIS In late February, as the COVID-19 pandemic was about to hit, French President Emmanuel Macron faced a critical decision. Like most countries, France did not have enough protective face masks. | Video

ENQUETE-Coronavirus-Quand la réquisition des masques a plongé les Ehpad dans le désarroi

11 May 2020

PARIS, 11 mai Fin février. Emmanuel Macron est confronté à une situation critique. La pandémie de coronavirus est sur le point de déferler sur la France et le pays n'est pas armé pour y faire face. Comme la plupart de ses voisins, il ne dispose pas de masques de protection en nombre suffisant.

RPT-INSIGHT-In France's race for virus masks, old people lost out  

11 May 2020

PARIS, May 11 In late February, as the COVID-19 pandemic was about to hit, French President Emmanuel Macron faced a critical decision. Like most countries, France did not have enough protective face masks.

Unrest spreads in Paris outskirts amid coronavirus lockdown

21 Apr 2020

PARIS Crowds of youths targeted riot police with fireworks and torched rubbish bins in a third night of unrest on the outskirts of Paris where a heavy police presence to enforce the coronavirus lockdown has exacerbated tensions.

RPT-INSIGHT-French nursing home learns costly lessons on containing coronavirus

20 Apr 2020

PARIS, April 17 When managers at La Riviera nursing home on France's Cote D'Azur found out a resident had the COVID-19 virus, they put into action a standard playbook they believed would contain the spread. It did not.

French nursing home learns costly lessons on containing coronavirus

18 Apr 2020

PARIS When managers at La Riviera nursing home on France's Cote D'Azur found out a resident had the COVID-19 virus, they put into action a standard playbook they believed would contain the spread. It did not.

French nursing home learns costly lessons on containing coronavirus

17 Apr 2020

PARIS When managers at La Riviera nursing home on France's Cote D'Azur found out a resident had the COVID-19 virus, they put into action a standard playbook they believed would contain the spread. It did not.

After death of a cashier, French supermarket staff work in fear

02 Apr 2020

PARIS When 52-year-old supermarket cashier Aicha Issadounene died after contracting the coronavirus, her Carrefour colleagues felt the full fear of working on the frontline.

Cannabis street prices surge under coronavirus lockdown in France

27 Mar 2020

PARIS/ORLEANS, France The street price of cannabis in French cities has surged after tight border controls imposed as part of a nationwide lockdown to slow the coronavirus outbreak disrupted the flow of illegal narcotics and drug gangs hiked their rates.

Cannabis street prices surge under coronavirus lockdown in France

27 Mar 2020

PARIS/ORLEANS, France The street price of cannabis in French cities has surged after tight border controls imposed as part of a nationwide lockdown to slow the coronavirus outbreak disrupted the flow of illegal narcotics and drug gangs hiked their rates.

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