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Macron says France facing coronavirus 'epidemic'

Macron says France facing coronavirus 'epidemic'


Macron says France facing coronavirus 'epidemic'

PARIS (AFP) - President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday (Feb 27) that France was preparing for a jump in the number of coronavirus cases, adding 'we are going to have to deal with it as best we can.'. Read more at

"You had a case here... I know this affected many of your teams," he said, pledging to address the crisis"truthfully" so that measures can be taken"calmly".A 55-year-old man from the same region as the teacher, who also had not travelled to an outbreak zone, was also hospitalised with the virus, and investigations are under way to try to find the source of the infections on French soil.

The same recommendations have been issued for people returning from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and South Korea.

Read more: The Straits Times

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