France likely to have to take tougher measures due to virus variants
#France will likely have to consider more #restrictions on people's movements soon to limit the spread of the UK and South African #variants of the coronavirus, Jean-François Defraissy, head of the scientific council advising the government on the epidemic said on Tuesday. FRANCE 24's International Affairs Editor Philip Turle tells us more.
The plans for President-elect Biden's inauguration in January will involve appropriate Covid-19 safety measures. Adrienne Elrod and Dr. David Kessler, both of the inaugural committee, join Morning Joe to discuss. Aired on 12/16/2020. President-elect Joe Biden announced that his health team and administration will aim to have distributed 100 million coronavirus vaccines to Americans within his first 100 days in office. Aired on 12/08/2020. While the Covid-19 cases in France keep rising, many students say they are weary and demoralized after months of uncertainty about their education. Some took to the streets of Paris to demand their return to classrooms despite the pandemic. Many raised alarm on growing isolation, cases of depression and economic problems. French President Emmanuel Macron promised then "1-euro meals" to "all students who demand it". France's vaccination campaign is speeding up but many say it is still not fast enough. Many local authorities are trying to take upon themselves for a wider rollout, with mayors blaming an over-centralized government who overlooks the expertise of local authorities. In the Essonne department, dozens even wrote a letter to president Macron to offer help, while others have gone as far as trying to buy their own doses, as FRANCE 24's Alexandra Renard and Julia Kim report.