France faces coronavirus epidemic, Macron warns

France is on the verge of a coronavirus epidemic, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday.

“We are facing a crisis, an epidemic, that is coming,” Macron told AFP as he was visiting a Paris hospital treating patients infected with the virus.

Macrons visit to the capitals Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital came after it recorded the first virus-related death of a French national on Wednesday. The French health ministrys website currently lists 18 coronavirus cases across the country.

As he toured the hospital, Macron was confronted by one doctor, neurologist François Salachas, who told the president: “When Notre Dame needed to be saved, there was huge supRead More – Source

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