Covid-19: faced with an outbreak of contaminations, the government is planning “a plan to strengthen” testing capacities

People line up for Covid-19 tests outside a test stand outside a pharmacy in Paris, amid the spread of the epidemic on January 7, 2022. SARAH MEYSSONNIER / REUTERS Faced with an unprecedented outbreak of contamination due to the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the government spokesperson announced on Sunday January 9 on BFM-TV, “A plan … Read more

“The new” pollinator “plan forgets the essential: pesticides”

Tribune. The conservation of pollinating insects is central for humanity, not only for the conservation of biodiversity, but also for our health, our food, our living environment and our environmental education. The Intergovernmental Scientific and Political Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) recalled in 2016 the crucial importance of pollination by warning of the … Read more

Treatments in weeks, not months: Scientists develop ambitious pandemic response plan

Journal Reference: Judith M. White, Joshua T. Schiffer, Rachel A. Bender Ignacio, Shuang Xu, Denis Kainov, Aleksandr Ianevski, Tero Aittokallio, Matthew Frieman, Gene G. Olinger, Stephen J. Polyak. Drug Combinations as a First Line of Defense against Coronaviruses and Other Emerging Viruses. mBio, 2021; 12 (6) DOI: 10.1128/mbio.03347-21 The “proactive drug development strategy” could also … Read more

Health: “A Marshall plan for recruitment and training is imperative! “

Tribune. The hospital sector has been in crisis for a long time, long before the Covid crisis. This was a revelation of the unease of hospital staff. The Health Segur, negotiated and signed by the UNSA-Public and Private Health and Social Services and by the National Union of Autonomous Trade Unions (UNSA), is a first … Read more

The unsuccessful plans of the Commission to finance the European recovery plan

Budget and Administration Commissioner Johannes Hahn speaks during a press conference at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, December 22, 2021. POOL / REUTERS It is a seemingly technical subject, but the implementation of which, over time, may change the nature of the European Union (EU). We are talking here about own resources – these … Read more

“Senator Joe Manchin has become more powerful than Joe Biden by blocking a plan to improve the living conditions of Americans”

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, in Washington, September 30, 2021. J. COTT APPLEWHITE / AP LThe serious lurch suffered by the social reform project wanted by Joe Biden, blocked for the moment by a Democratic senator whose voice is essential, has a virtue, that of recalling the foundations of politics, starting with its constraints. One does … Read more

Joe Biden’s vast social reform plan threatened by Democratic Senator Joe Manchin

Senator Joe Manchin gets into his car, after participating in a vote at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. ANNA MONEYMAKER / AFP You miss a senator and your vote is depopulated. West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin undermines Joe Biden’s gigantic social reform plan after announcing Sunday, December 19, that he would not … Read more

That is Lauterbach’s plan against the vaccine shortage

According to Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD), the Biontech vaccine is already tight in the vaccination campaign against the coronavirus. “In the next week we can deliver 1.2 million cans of Biontech for all of Germany, the following week 800,000 cans and then another 1.2 million cans,” said Lauterbach on Wednesday evening in the … Read more

Mexico: the “AMLO” reforestation plan acclaimed by the poor but criticized by environmentalists

By Frédéric Saliba Posted today at 01:18 Reserved for our subscribers Reportage“Sembrando vida” (Sowing life “), the flagship program of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, reaches 440,000 beneficiaries in rural areas of the country. Breathless, Rosalina Sanchez digs up her steep terrain, nestled in the mountains of the state of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. … Read more

In Canada, a 28 billion euro plan to right the wrongs suffered by Indigenous peoples

Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks about the envelope for Indigenous communities at a press conference in Ottawa on December 13, 2021. BLAIR GABLE / REUTERS Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wished to end 2021 with a new gesture of appeasement for Indigenous communities. Tuesday, December 14, just before the … Read more