Free self-tests for children contact case: how does it work?

Between people submitting to an antigen test and parents requiring self-tests to send their children back to school, the queues are getting longer in front of pharmacies, here in Paris, Sunday January 9, 2022. FRANÇOIS MORI / AP On the evening of a day of national mobilization – followed, in primary education, at 38.5% according … Read more

Effectiveness of self-tests, sworn statements: the limits of the new school health protocol

To appease the anger of parents tired of having to run pharmacies, the Prime Minister, Jean Castex, announced, Monday, January 10, a reduction in the measures applied at school in the event of contamination with Covid-19. A protocol revised for the third time in a few days, barely a week after the start of the … Read more

Covid-19: a Breton SME in the race to manufacture millions of self-tests

Autotest assembly at the NG Biotech plant, in Guipry-Messac (Ille-et-Vilaine), January 6, 2021. LOUISE QUIGNON / HANS LUCAS FOR “THE WORLD” It feels like a race against time. Since the emergence of the fifth wave of Covid-19, the NG Biotech company, located in Guipry-Messac (Ille-et-Vilaine), has been under the control of its self-tests revealing an … Read more

In the absence of vaccination, 6th year students will be able to carry out two self-tests per week

A teenage girl receives a dose of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19 in a Vacci’Bus in Aregno, Corsica, on July 22, 2021. PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA / AFP The Minister of Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, announced, in the morning of Friday, November 26, on France Inter, that the pupils of 6e will have to carry out, from Monday 29 … Read more